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2020-12-10 [p.411]
A message was received informing the Commons that on December 10, 2020, at 8:29 p.m., Her Excellency the Governor General signified royal assent by written declaration to the following bills:
Bill C-17, An Act for granting to Her Majesty certain sums of money for the federal public administration for the fiscal year ending March 31, 2021 (Appropriation Act No. 5, 2020-21) — Chapter No. 14;
Bill C-16, An Act for granting to Her Majesty certain sums of money for the federal public administration for the fiscal year ending March 31, 2021 (Appropriation Act No. 4, 2020-21) — Chapter No. 15.
2020-11-19 [p.291]
A message was received informing the Commons that on November 19, 2020, at 7:04 p.m., Her Excellency the Governor General signified royal assent by written declaration to the following bill:
Bill C-9, An Act to amend the Income Tax Act (Canada Emergency Rent Subsidy and Canada Emergency Wage Subsidy) — Chapter No. 13.
2020-10-22 [p.157]
Pursuant to Standing Order 79(3), the Speaker read the following message from Her Excellency the Governor General, presented by Mr. Duclos (President of the Treasury Board):
Message on Estimates
Her Excellency the Governor General transmits to the House of Commons the Supplementary Estimates (B) of sums required for the public service of Canada in the fiscal year ending on March 31, 2021, and in accordance with section 54 of the Constitution Act, 1867, recommends these estimates to the House of Commons.
Mr. Duclos (President of the Treasury Board) laid upon the table, — Document entitled "Supplementary Estimates (B), 2020-21" (USB key included). — Sessional Paper No. 8520-432-02.
Pursuant to Standing Order 81(5), the Supplementary Estimates (B) for the fiscal year ending March 31, 2021, were deemed referred to the several standing committees of the House as follows:(1) To the Standing Committee on Access to Information, Privacy and EthicsOffices of the Information and Privacy Commissioners of Canada, Vote 1b(2) To the Standing Committee on Agriculture and Agri-FoodDepartment of Agriculture and Agri-Food, Votes 1b and 10b(3) To the Standing Committee on Canadian HeritageCanadian Broadcasting Corporation, Vote 1bCanadian Radio-television and Telecommunications Commission, Vote 1bDepartment of Canadian Heritage, Votes 1b and 5bLibrary and Archives of Canada, Vote 5b(4) To the Standing Committee on Citizenship and ImmigrationDepartment of Citizenship and Immigration, Votes 1b, 5b and 10bImmigration and Refugee Board, Vote 1b(5) To the Standing Committee on Environment and Sustainable DevelopmentDepartment of the Environment, Votes 1b and 10bParks Canada Agency, Vote 1b(6) To the Standing Committee on FinanceCanada Revenue Agency, Vote 1bDepartment of Finance, Vote 1bFinancial Transactions and Reports Analysis Centre of Canada, Vote 1b(7) To the Standing Committee on Fisheries and OceansDepartment of Fisheries and Oceans, Votes 1b, 5b and 10b(8) To the Standing Committee on Foreign Affairs and International DevelopmentDepartment of Foreign Affairs, Trade and Development, Votes 1b, 10b, 20b and L25bInternational Joint Commission (Canadian Section), Vote 1b(9) To the Standing Committee on Government Operations and EstimatesDepartment of Public Works and Government Services, Vote 1bPrivy Council Office, Vote 1bShared Services Canada, Votes 1b and 5bTreasury Board Secretariat, Votes 1b, 10b, 15b and 20b(10) To the Standing Committee on HealthCanadian Food Inspection Agency, Votes 1b and 5bCanadian Institutes of Health Research, Votes 1b and 5bDepartment of Health, Votes 1b, 5b and 10bPublic Health Agency of Canada, Votes 1b, 5b and 10b(11) To the Standing Committee on Human Resources, Skills and Social Development and the Status of Persons with DisabilitiesCanada Mortgage and Housing Corporation, Vote 1bCanadian Accessibility Standards Development Organization, Vote 1bCanadian Centre for Occupational Health and Safety, Vote 1bDepartment of Employment and Social Development, Votes 1b and 5b(12) To the Standing Committee on Indigenous and Northern AffairsDepartment of Crown-Indigenous Relations and Northern Affairs, Votes 1b, 5b and 10bDepartment of Indigenous Services, Votes 1b and 10b(13) To the Standing Committee on Industry, Science and TechnologyAtlantic Canada Opportunities Agency, Votes 1b and 5bCanadian Northern Economic Development Agency, Votes 1b and 5bCanadian Space Agency, Votes 1b, 5b and 10bDepartment of Industry, Votes 1b and 10bDepartment of Western Economic Diversification, Votes 1b and 5bEconomic Development Agency of Canada for the Regions of Quebec, Vote 5bFederal Economic Development Agency for Southern Ontario, Votes 1b and 5bNational Research Council of Canada, Votes 1b, 5b and 10bNatural Sciences and Engineering Research Council, Vote 5bSocial Sciences and Humanities Research Council, Vote 5b(14) To the Standing Committee on Justice and Human RightsCanadian Human Rights Commission, Vote 1bCourts Administration Service, Vote 1bOffice of the Director of Public Prosecutions, Vote 1bRegistrar of the Supreme Court of Canada, Vote 1b(15) To the Standing Committee on National DefenceCommunications Security Establishment, Vote 1bDepartment of National Defence, Votes 1b, 5b and 10b(16) To the Standing Committee on Natural ResourcesCanadian Energy Regulator, Vote 1bDepartment of Natural Resources, Votes 1b, 5b and 10b(17) To the Standing Committee on Procedure and House AffairsHouse of Commons, Vote 1bLeaders' Debates Commission, Vote 1b(18) To the Standing Committee on Public Safety and National SecurityCanada Border Services Agency, Votes 1b and 5bCanadian Security Intelligence Service, Vote 1bCorrectional Service of Canada, Vote 1bDepartment of Public Safety and Emergency Preparedness, Votes 1b and 5bParole Board of Canada, Vote 1bRoyal Canadian Mounted Police, Votes 1b and 5bRoyal Canadian Mounted Police External Review Committee, Vote 1b(19) To the Standing Committee on Transport, Infrastructure and CommunitiesCanadian Air Transport Security Authority, Vote 1bCanadian Transportation Agency, Vote 1bDepartment of Transport, Votes 1b, 5b, 10b, 15b and 20bMarine Atlantic Inc., Vote 1bOffice of Infrastructure of Canada, Votes 1b and 10bThe Federal Bridge Corporation Limited, Vote 1bVIA Rail Canada Inc., Vote 1b(20) To the Standing Committee on Veterans AffairsDepartment of Veterans Affairs, Votes 1b and 5b
2020-10-02 [p.64]
A message was received informing the Commons that on October 2, 2020, at 12:08 p.m., Her Excellency the Governor General signified royal assent by written declaration to the following bill:
Bill C-4, An Act relating to certain measures in response to COVID-19 — Chapter No. 12.
2020-09-30 [p.47]
Pursuant to Standing Order 79(3), the Speaker read the following message from Her Excellency the Governor General, presented by Mr. Duclos (President of the Treasury Board):
Message on Estimates
Her Excellency the Governor General transmits to the House of Commons the Main Estimates of sums required to defray expenses of the federal public administration for the fiscal year ending on March 31, 2021, and, in accordance with section 54 of the Constitution Act, 1867, recommends these estimates to the House of Commons.
Mr. Duclos (President of the Treasury Board) laid upon the table, — Document entitled "Main Estimates for the year 2020-21". — Sessional Paper No. 8520-432-1.
Pursuant to Standing Order 81(4), the Main Estimates for the fiscal year ending March 31, 2021, were deemed referred to the several standing committees of the House as follows:(1) To the Standing Committee on Access to Information, Privacy and EthicsOffice of the Commissioner of Lobbying, Vote 1Office of the Conflict of Interest and Ethics Commissioner, Vote 1Office of the Senate Ethics Officer, Vote 1Offices of the Information and Privacy Commissioners of Canada, Votes 1 and 5(2) To the Standing Committee on Agriculture and Agri-FoodCanadian Dairy Commission, Vote 1Canadian Grain Commission, Vote 1Department of Agriculture and Agri-Food, Votes 1, 5 and 10(3) To the Standing Committee on Canadian HeritageCanada Council for the Arts, Vote 1Canadian Broadcasting Corporation, Votes 1, 5 and 10Canadian Museum for Human Rights, Vote 1Canadian Museum of History, Vote 1Canadian Museum of Immigration at Pier 21, Vote 1Canadian Museum of Nature, Vote 1Canadian Radio-television and Telecommunications Commission, Vote 1Department of Canadian Heritage, Votes 1 and 5Library and Archives of Canada, Votes 1 and 5National Arts Centre Corporation, Vote 1National Film Board, Vote 1National Gallery of Canada, Votes 1 and 5National Museum of Science and Technology, Vote 1Telefilm Canada, Vote 1The National Battlefields Commission, Vote 1(4) To the Standing Committee on Citizenship and ImmigrationDepartment of Citizenship and Immigration, Votes 1, 5 and 10Immigration and Refugee Board, Vote 1(5) To the Standing Committee on Environment and Sustainable DevelopmentDepartment of the Environment, Votes 1, 5 and 10Impact Assessment Agency of Canada, Votes 1 and 5Parks Canada Agency, Votes 1 and 5(6) To the Standing Committee on FinanceCanada Revenue Agency, Votes 1 and 5Department of Finance, Votes 1 and 5Financial Transactions and Reports Analysis Centre of Canada, Vote 1Office of the Superintendent of Financial Institutions, Vote 1(7) To the Standing Committee on Fisheries and OceansDepartment of Fisheries and Oceans, Votes 1, 5 and 10(8) To the Standing Committee on Foreign Affairs and International DevelopmentDepartment of Foreign Affairs, Trade and Development, Votes 1, 5, 10, 15, 20, L25 and L30International Development Research Centre, Vote 1International Joint Commission (Canadian Section), Vote 1(9) To the Standing Committee on Government Operations and EstimatesCanada Post Corporation, Vote 1Canada School of Public Service, Vote 1Canadian Intergovernmental Conference Secretariat, Vote 1Canadian Transportation Accident Investigation and Safety Board, Vote 1Department of Public Works and Government Services, Votes 1 and 5National Capital Commission, Votes 1 and 5Office of the Governor General's Secretary, Vote 1Office of the Parliamentary Budget Officer, Vote 1Office of the Public Sector Integrity Commissioner, Vote 1Privy Council Office, Vote 1Public Service Commission, Vote 1Senate, Vote 1Shared Services Canada, Votes 1 and 5Treasury Board Secretariat, Votes 1, 5, 10, 20, 25, 30 and 35(10) To the Standing Committee on HealthCanadian Food Inspection Agency, Votes 1 and 5Canadian Institutes of Health Research, Votes 1 and 5Department of Health, Votes 1, 5 and 10Patented Medicine Prices Review Board, Vote 1Public Health Agency of Canada, Votes 1, 5 and 10(11) To the Standing Committee on Human Resources, Skills and Social Development and the Status of Persons with DisabilitiesCanada Mortgage and Housing Corporation, Vote 1Canadian Accessibility Standards Development Organization, Votes 1 and 5Canadian Centre for Occupational Health and Safety, Vote 1Department of Employment and Social Development, Votes 1 and 5(12) To the Standing Committee on Indigenous and Northern AffairsCanadian High Arctic Research Station, Vote 1Department of Crown-Indigenous Relations and Northern Affairs, Votes 1, 5, 10 and L15Department of Indigenous Services, Votes 1, 5 and 10(13) To the Standing Committee on Industry, Science and TechnologyAtlantic Canada Opportunities Agency, Votes 1 and 5Canadian Northern Economic Development Agency, Votes 1 and 5Canadian Space Agency, Votes 1, 5 and 10Canadian Tourism Commission, Vote 1Copyright Board, Vote 1Department of Industry, Votes 1, 5, 10, L15 and L20Department of Western Economic Diversification, Votes 1 and 5Economic Development Agency of Canada for the Regions of Quebec, Votes 1 and 5Federal Economic Development Agency for Southern Ontario, Votes 1 and 5National Research Council of Canada, Votes 1, 5 and 10Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council, Votes 1 and 5Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council, Votes 1 and 5Standards Council of Canada, Vote 1Statistics Canada, Vote 1(14) To the Standing Committee on International TradeInvest in Canada Hub, Vote 1(15) To the Standing Committee on Justice and Human RightsAdministrative Tribunals Support Service of Canada, Vote 1Canadian Human Rights Commission, Vote 1Courts Administration Service, Vote 1Department of Justice, Votes 1 and 5Office of the Commissioner for Federal Judicial Affairs, Votes 1 and 5Office of the Director of Public Prosecutions, Vote 1Registrar of the Supreme Court of Canada, Vote 1(16) To the Standing Joint Committee on the Library of ParliamentLibrary of Parliament, Vote 1(17) To the Standing Committee on National DefenceCommunications Security Establishment, Vote 1Department of National Defence, Votes 1, 5, 10 and 15Military Grievances External Review Committee, Vote 1Military Police Complaints Commission, Vote 1Office of the Intelligence Commissioner, Vote 1(18) To the Standing Committee on Natural ResourcesAtomic Energy of Canada Limited, Vote 1Canada Energy Regulator, Vote 1Canadian Nuclear Safety Commission, Vote 1Department of Natural Resources, Votes 1, 5 and 10Northern Pipeline Agency, Vote 1(19) To the Standing Committee on Official LanguagesOffice of the Commissioner of Official Languages, Vote 1(20) To the Standing Committee on Procedure and House AffairsHouse of Commons, Vote 1Leaders' Debates Commission, Vote 1Office of the Chief Electoral Officer, Vote 1Parliamentary Protective Service, Vote 1(21) To the Standing Committee on Public AccountsOffice of the Auditor General, Vote 1(22) To the Standing Committee on Public Safety and National SecurityCanada Border Services Agency, Votes 1 and 5Canadian Security Intelligence Service, Vote 1Civilian Review and Complaints Commission for the Royal Canadian Mounted Police, Vote 1Correctional Service of Canada, Votes 1 and 5Department of Public Safety and Emergency Preparedness, Votes 1 and 5National Security and Intelligence Review Agency Secretariat, Vote 1Office of the Correctional Investigator of Canada, Vote 1Parole Board of Canada, Vote 1Royal Canadian Mounted Police, Votes 1, 5 and 10Royal Canadian Mounted Police External Review Committee, Vote 1Secretariat of the National Security and Intelligence Committee of Parliamentarians, Vote 1(23) To the Standing Committee on the Status of WomenDepartment for Women and Gender Equality, Votes 1 and 5(24) To the Standing Committee on Transport, Infrastructure and CommunitiesCanadian Air Transport Security Authority, Vote 1Canadian Transportation Agency, Vote 1Department of Transport, Votes 1, 5, 10, 15 and 20Marine Atlantic Inc., Vote 1Office of Infrastructure of Canada, Votes 1, 5 and 10The Jacques-Cartier and Champlain Bridges Inc., Vote 1VIA Rail Canada Inc., Vote 1Windsor-Detroit Bridge Authority, Vote 1(25) To the Standing Committee on Veterans AffairsDepartment of Veterans Affairs, Votes 1 and 5Veterans Review and Appeal Board, Vote 1
2020-09-23 [p.5]
The Speaker informed the House that Her Excellency, the Governor General will arrive at the Senate building at 2:10 p.m., and, when it has been indicated that all is in readiness, Her Excellency will proceed to the chamber of the Senate to formally open the Second Session of the 43rd Parliament.
A message was received from Her Excellency the Governor General desiring the immediate attendance of the House in the Senate.
Accordingly, the Speaker, with the Commons, proceeded to the Senate.
The Commons returned to the chamber.
2020-07-27 [p.531]
A message was received informing the Commons that on July 27, 2020, at 5:12 p.m., Her Excellency the Governor General signified royal assent by written declaration to the following bill:
Bill C-20, An Act respecting further COVID-19 measures — Chapter No. 11.
2020-06-26 [p.489]
A message was received informing the Commons that on June 26, 2020, at 12:08 p.m., Her Excellency the Governor General signified royal assent by written declaration to the following bills:
Bill C-18, An Act for granting to Her Majesty certain sums of money for the federal public administration for the fiscal year ending March 31, 2021 (Appropriation Act No. 2, 2020-21) — Chapter No. 9;
Bill C-19, An Act for granting to Her Majesty certain sums of money for the federal public administration for the fiscal year ending March 31, 2021 (Appropriation Act No. 3, 2020-21) — Chapter No. 10.
2020-06-02 [p.469]
Pursuant to order made Tuesday, May 26, 2020, and to Standing Order 79(3), the Speaker caused to be published the following message from Her Excellency the Governor General, transmitted electronically by Mr. Duclos (President of the Treasury Board):
Message on Estimates
Her Excellency the Governor General transmits to the House of Commons the Supplementary Estimates (A) of sums required to defray expenses of the federal public administration for the fiscal year ending on March 31, 2021, and, in accordance with section 54 of the Constitution Act, 1867, recommends those estimates to the House of Commons.
Mr. Duclos (President of the Treasury Board) deposited electronically, — Document entitled "Supplementary Estimates (A), 2020-21". — Sessional Paper No. 8520-431-92.
Pursuant to order made Tuesday, May 26, 2020, the Supplementary Estimates (A) for the fiscal year ending March 31, 2021, were referred to a committee of the whole:Atlantic Canada Opportunities Agency, Votes 1a and 5aCanada Mortgage and Housing Corporation, Vote 1aCanadian Air Transport Security Authority, Vote 1aCanadian Food Inspection Agency, Vote 1aCanadian Institutes of Health Research, Votes 1a and 5aCanadian Northern Economic Development Agency, Vote 5aCanadian Radio-television and Telecommunications Commission, Vote 1aCorrectional Service of Canada, Vote 10aDepartment for Women and Gender Equality, Vote 5aDepartment of Agriculture and Agri-Food, Vote 10aDepartment of Citizenship and Immigration, Votes 1a, 5a and 10aDepartment of Crown-Indigenous Relations and Northern Affairs, Votes 1a and 10aDepartment of Employment and Social Development, Votes 1a and 5aDepartment of Finance, Vote 1aDepartment of Fisheries and Oceans, Votes 1a, 5a and 10aDepartment of Foreign Affairs, Trade and Development, Votes 1a and 10aDepartment of Health, Vote 10aDepartment of Indigenous Services, Votes 1a and 10aDepartment of Industry, Votes 1a and 10aDepartment of National Defence, Votes 1a and 5aDepartment of Natural Resources, Votes 1a and 10aDepartment of Public Safety and Emergency Preparedness, Vote 5aDepartment of Public Works and Government Services, Vote 1aDepartment of Transport, Votes 1a and 15aDepartment of Veterans Affairs, Vote 1aDepartment of Western Economic Diversification, Votes 1a and 5aEconomic Development Agency of Canada for the Regions of Quebec, Votes 1a and 5aFederal Economic Development Agency for Southern Ontario, Votes 1a and 5aMarine Atlantic Inc., Vote 1aNational Capital Commission, Votes 1a and 5aNational Research Council of Canada, Votes 1a, 5a and 10aParks Canada Agency, Vote 1aPrivy Council Office, Vote 1aPublic Health Agency of Canada, Votes 1a and 10aRoyal Canadian Mounted Police, Votes 1a and 10aShared Services Canada, Votes 1a and 5aSocial Sciences and Humanities Research Council, Vote 5aTreasury Board Secretariat, Votes 1a, 20a and 30aVIA Rail Canada Inc., Vote 1a
2020-05-25 [p.431]
Mr. Rodriguez (Leader of the Government in the House of Commons), seconded by Ms. Hajdu (Minister of Health), moved, — That, notwithstanding any standing order, special order or usual practice of the House:
(a) following the adoption of this order, the House shall adjourn until Wednesday, June 17, 2020, provided that, for the purposes of any standing order, it shall be deemed adjourned pursuant to Standing Order 28;
(b) during the period the House stands adjourned pursuant to this order, a minister of the Crown may transmit to the Speaker a message from Her Excellency the Governor General recommending Supplementary Estimates (A) for the fiscal year ending March 31, 2021, provided that
(i) the said message may be transmitted electronically,
(ii) the Speaker shall inform the House of the receipt of such message and the tabling of the estimates based thereon by causing them to be published in the Journals, and the said estimates shall be for all purposes deemed tabled before the House,
(iii) the votes therein shall be referred to a committee of the whole;
(c) on Wednesday, June 17, 2020, the House shall meet at the conclusion of the proceedings of the Special Committee on the COVID-19 Pandemic for the sole purpose of considering the business of supply, provided that
(i) notices may be filed with the clerk no later than 6:00 p.m. on Monday, June 15, 2020, and shall be printed in the Order Paper and Notice Paper to be published for that sitting,
(ii) the application of Standing Orders 15, 17, 36(8)(b), 39(5)(b) and 56.1 be suspended for the sitting,
(iii) the sitting shall not be considered as a sitting day for the purposes of Standing Orders 34(1), 37(3), 51(1) and 110 and subsection 28(12) of the Conflict of Interest Code for Members of the House of Commons,
(iv) consideration of all votes in the Supplementary Estimates (A) shall be taken up by a committee of the whole at the opening of the sitting for a period not exceeding four hours, during which time no quorum calls or dilatory motions shall be received by the Chair, no member shall be recognized for more than 15 minutes at a time and the member shall not speak in debate for more than 10 minutes during that period, the 15 minutes may be used both for debate and for posing questions to a minister of the Crown or a parliamentary secretary acting on behalf of a minister, when the member is recognized, he or she shall indicate how the 15 minutes is to be apportioned and, at the conclusion of the time provided for the consideration of the business pursuant to this subparagraph, the committee shall rise and report the votes in the estimates to the House,
(v) when the committee of the whole rises, all questions necessary to dispose of the business of supply shall be put forthwith and successively, without debate or amendment, and, if a recorded division is requested, it shall not be deferred;
(d) at the conclusion of the consideration of the business of supply on Wednesday, June 17, 2020, the House shall adjourn until Wednesday, July 8, 2020, provided that
(i) on Wednesday, July 8, 2020, the House shall meet at noon and the House shall resolve itself into a committee of the whole to allow members to question ministers for a period not exceeding 95 minutes on matters related to the COVID-19 pandemic and other matters provided that the rotation used for questions pursuant to this subparagraph be the one used by the Special Committee on the COVID-19 Pandemic on Tuesdays and Thursdays prior to the adoption of this order and, during the proceedings of the committee,
(A) the Speaker may preside,
(B) the Chair may preside from the Speaker’s chair,
(C) the Chair shall call members from all recognized parties and one member who does not belong to a recognized party in a fashion consistent with the proportions observed during Oral Questions,
(D) no member shall be recognized for more than five minutes at a time which may be used for posing questions to a minister of the Crown,
(E) members may be permitted to split their time with one or more members by so indicating to the Chair,
(F) members may participate in the proceedings either in person or by videoconference,
(ii) following the questioning of ministers, the committee shall consider a motion “That the House take note of the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic and measures taken by the government to respond to it” which shall be conducted pursuant to the terms of Standing Order 53.1 except that proceedings pursuant to this subparagraph shall last not longer than two hours and 20 minutes and members may participate in the proceedings either in person or by videoconference, and when the committee rises, the motion shall be deemed withdrawn and the House shall adjourn until the next sitting day provided for in subparagraph (iii),
(iii) on Wednesday, July 22, August 12 and August 26, 2020, the House shall meet in the manner described in subparagraphs (i) and (ii), provided that, when the House adjourns on Wednesday, August 26, 2020, it shall stand adjourned until Monday, September 21, 2020,
(iv) notices may be filed with the clerk no later than 6:00 p.m. on the Monday preceding the sittings provided for in subparagraphs (i) and (iii), and shall be printed in the Order Paper and Notice Paper to be published for that sitting,
(v) the application of Standing Orders 15, 17, 36(8)(b), 39(5)(b) and 56.1 be suspended for the sittings provided for in subparagraphs (i) and (iii),
(vi) the days on which the House sits pursuant to this paragraph shall not be considered as sitting days for the purposes of Standing Orders 34(1), 37(3), 51(1) and 110 and subsection 28(12) of the Conflict of Interest Code for Members of the House of Commons,
(vii) during any period the House stands adjourned between Wednesday, June 17, 2020, and Monday, September 21, 2020, if the Speaker receives a notice from the House leaders of all four recognized parties indicating that it is in the public interest that the House remain adjourned until a future date or until future notice is given to the Speaker, the House will remain adjourned accordingly,
(viii) during any period the House stands adjourned between Wednesday, June 17, 2020, and Monday, September 21, 2020, for the purposes of any standing order, it shall be deemed adjourned pursuant to Standing Order 28;
(e) until Monday, September 21, 2020, the Standing Committee on Health, the Standing Committee on Finance, the Standing Committee on Government Operations and Estimates, the Standing Committee on Human Resources, Skills and Social Development and the Status of Persons with Disabilities, the Standing Committee on Industry, Science and Technology, the Standing Committee on Indigenous and Northern Affairs, the Standing Committee on Agriculture and Agri-Food, and the Standing Committee on Fisheries and Oceans may hold meetings related to the COVID-19 pandemic and other matters, provided that
(i) committee members shall attend and witnesses shall participate in meetings via either videoconference or teleconference,
(ii) committee members attending by videoconference or teleconference shall be counted for the purposes of quorum,
(iii) all motions shall be decided by a recorded vote,
(iv) notwithstanding any deadlines established by a committee, any request or any order for the production of documents be responded to when possible, given the constraints that exist as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic,
(v) public proceedings shall be made available to the public via the House of Commons website,
(vi) in camera proceedings may be conducted, for the purpose of considering draft reports or the selection of witnesses, in a manner that takes into account the potential risks to confidentiality inherent in meetings with remote participants,
(vii) notices of membership substitutions pursuant to Standing Order 114(2) may be filed with the clerk of each committee by email,
(viii) in relation to their study of matters related to the COVID-19 pandemic, these committees may each receive evidence which may otherwise exceed the committees' mandates under Standing Order 108,
(ix) these committees shall meet within 48 hours of the receipt by email, by the clerk of the committee, of a request signed by any four members of the committee;
(f) the Standing Committee on Procedure and House Affairs be instructed to review and make recommendations on how to modify the Standing Orders for the duration of the COVID-19 pandemic as part of an incremental approach beginning with hybrid sittings of the House as outlined by the report provided to the committee by the Speaker on Monday, May 11, 2020, including how to enact remote voting, provided that (i) the provisions applying to committees enumerated in paragraph (e) shall also apply to the committee, (ii) the committee be instructed to present a report no later than Tuesday, June 23, 2020, (iii) any report which is adopted pursuant to this paragraph may be submitted electronically at any time with the Clerk of the House and shall be deemed to have been duly presented to the House on that date, (iv) following the presentation of any report pursuant to this paragraph, the House leaders of all four recognized parties may indicate to the Speaker that there is an agreement among the parties to implement one or several of the recommendations of the committee and the Speaker shall give effect to that agreement;
(g) the following provisions remain in effect until Friday, June 19, 2020:
(i) paragraphs (m) to (o) of the order made on Friday, March 13, 2020,
(ii) paragraphs (i), (j) and (m) of the order made on Tuesday, March 24, 2020, provided that in paragraph (i), the words “until April 20, 2020, or any date to which the adjournment period is extended pursuant to paragraph (f)” shall be deemed to refer to June 19, 2020,
(iii) paragraph (k) of the order made on Saturday, April 11, 2020,
(iv) paragraphs (g), (i) and (j) of the order made on Monday, April 20, 2020, provided that, in paragraph (j), the reference to paragraph (l) of the order made on Saturday, April 11, 2020, be deemed to refer to paragraph (e) of this order;
(h) the Special Committee on the COVID-19 Pandemic, composed of all members of the House, be continued provided that the committee meet for the purposes of
(i) considering ministerial announcements,
(ii) allowing members to present petitions,
(iii) allowing members to make statements,
(iv) questioning ministers of the Crown, including the Prime Minister, in respect of the COVID-19 pandemic and other matters, and provided that
(v) during the period the House stands adjourned pursuant to this order, the committee shall meet at noon every Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday, provided that the committee shall not meet on a day referred to in Standing Order 28(1),
(vi) the committee shall meet in the chamber and members may participate either in person or by videoconference,
(vii) the Speaker shall continue to be the Chair of the committee,
(viii) seven members shall constitute a quorum,
(ix) ministerial announcements shall be considered at the opening of the meeting and the proceedings shall be conducted in the same manner as Statements by Ministers under Standing Order 33(1), provided that a member of the Green Party also be permitted to reply to the statement,
(x) after any ministerial announcements, any member desiring to present a petition may do so during a period not exceeding 15 minutes, provided that the provisions of Standing Order 36 shall apply, except for Standing Order 36(5), and any petition presented shall be deemed for all purposes to have been presented to the House,
(xi) after the presentation of petitions, members may make statements in a manner similar to those made pursuant to Standing Order 31 for a period not exceeding 15 minutes,
(xii) after members’ statements, proceedings on questioning of ministers shall be conducted, for not more than 95 minutes, in the same manner provided for in paragraph (d) of the order made on Monday, April 20, 2020, provided that the rotation used for questions pursuant to this subparagraph be the one used by the committee on Tuesdays and Thursdays prior to the adoption of this order and that questions shall be answered by ministers,
(xiii) upon the conclusion of proceedings on questioning of ministers, the committee shall adjourn to the next day provided for in subparagraph (v),
(xiv) if the Speaker receives a notice from the House leaders of all four recognized parties indicating that it is in the public interest that the committee remain adjourned until a future date or until future notice is given to the Speaker, the committee will remain adjourned accordingly,
(xv) meetings of the committee shall continue to be televised, following the usual practices observed for sittings of the House,
(xvi) any document may be presented by a minister of the Crown, or a parliamentary secretary acting on behalf of a minister, at any time during a meeting of the committee and shall be deemed for all purposes to have been presented to or laid before the House,
(xvii) the committee shall have the power to sit while the House stands adjourned and to print, from day to day, such papers and evidence as may be ordered by them,
(xviii) the committee shall cease to exist upon its adjournment on Thursday, June 18, 2020;
(i) until Monday, September 21, 2020, documents deposited pursuant to Standing Order 32(1) shall be deposited with the Clerk of the House electronically. (Government Business No. 7)
Debate arose thereon.
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2020-05-15 [p.425]
A message was received informing the Commons that on May 15, 2020, at 4:51 p.m., Her Excellency the Governor General signified royal assent by written declaration to the following bill:
Bill C-16, An Act to amend the Canadian Dairy Commission Act — Chapter No. 8.
2020-05-01 [p.415]
A message was received informing the Commons that on May 1, 2020, at 6:50 p.m., Her Excellency the Governor General signified royal assent by written declaration to the following bill:
Bill C-15, An Act respecting Canada emergency student benefits (coronavirus disease 2019) — Chapter No. 7.
2020-04-11 [p.381]
A message was received informing the Commons that on April 11, 2020, at 9:09 p.m., Her Excellency the Governor General signified royal assent by written declaration to the following bill:
Bill C-14, A second Act respecting certain measures in response to COVID-19 — Chapter No. 6.
2020-03-25 [p.333]
A message was received informing the Commons that on March 25, 2020, at 12:18 p.m., Her Excellency the Governor General signified royal assent by written declaration to the following bill:
Bill C-13, An Act respecting certain measures in response to COVID-19 — Chapter No. 5.
2020-03-13 [p.323]
A message was received informing the Commons that on March 13, 2020, at 12:14 p.m., Her Excellency the Governor General signified royal assent by written declaration to the following bills:
Bill C-4, An Act to implement the Agreement between Canada, the United States of America and the United Mexican States — Chapter No. 1;
Bill C-10, An Act for granting to Her Majesty certain sums of money for the federal public administration for the fiscal year ending March 31, 2020 — Chapter No. 2;
Bill C-11, An Act for granting to Her Majesty certain sums of money for the federal public administration for the fiscal year ending March 31, 2021 — Chapter No. 3;
Bill C-12, An Act to amend the Financial Administration Act (special warrant) — Chapter No. 4.
2020-02-27 [p.275]
Pursuant to Standing Order 79(3), the Speaker read the following message from Her Excellency the Governor General, presented by Mr. Duclos (President of the Treasury Board):
Message on Estimates
Her Excellency the Governor General transmits to the House of Commons the Main Estimates of sums required to defray expenses of the federal public administration for the fiscal year ending on March 31, 2021, and, in accordance with section 54 of the Constitution Act, 1867, recommends these estimates to the House of Commons.
Mr. Duclos (President of the Treasury Board) laid upon the table, — Document entitled "Main Estimates for the year 2020-21" (USB key included). — Sessional Paper No. 8520-431-3.
Pursuant to Standing Order 81(4), the Main Estimates for the fiscal year ending March 31, 2021, were deemed referred to the several standing committees of the House as follows:(1) To the Standing Committee on Access to Information, Privacy and EthicsOffice of the Commissioner of Lobbying, Vote 1Office of the Conflict of Interest and Ethics Commissioner, Vote 1Office of the Senate Ethics Officer, Vote 1Offices of the Information and Privacy Commissioners of Canada, Votes 1 and 5(2) To the Standing Committee on Agriculture and Agri-FoodCanadian Dairy Commission, Vote 1Canadian Grain Commission, Vote 1Department of Agriculture and Agri-Food, Votes 1, 5 and 10(3) To the Standing Committee on Canadian HeritageCanada Council for the Arts, Vote 1Canadian Broadcasting Corporation, Votes 1, 5 and 10Canadian Museum for Human Rights, Vote 1Canadian Museum of History, Vote 1Canadian Museum of Immigration at Pier 21, Vote 1Canadian Museum of Nature, Vote 1Canadian Radio-television and Telecommunications Commission, Vote 1Department of Canadian Heritage, Votes 1 and 5Library and Archives of Canada, Votes 1 and 5National Arts Centre Corporation, Vote 1National Film Board, Vote 1National Gallery of Canada, Votes 1 and 5National Museum of Science and Technology, Vote 1Telefilm Canada, Vote 1The National Battlefields Commission, Vote 1(4) To the Standing Committee on Citizenship and ImmigrationDepartment of Citizenship and Immigration, Votes 1, 5 and 10Immigration and Refugee Board, Vote 1(5) To the Standing Committee on Environment and Sustainable DevelopmentDepartment of the Environment, Votes 1, 5 and 10Impact Assessment Agency of Canada, Votes 1 and 5Parks Canada Agency, Votes 1 and 5(6) To the Standing Committee on FinanceCanada Revenue Agency, Votes 1 and 5Department of Finance, Votes 1 and 5Financial Transactions and Reports Analysis Centre of Canada, Vote 1Office of the Superintendent of Financial Institutions, Vote 1(7) To the Standing Committee on Fisheries and OceansDepartment of Fisheries and Oceans, Votes 1, 5 and 10(8) To the Standing Committee on Foreign Affairs and International DevelopmentDepartment of Foreign Affairs, Trade and Development, Votes 1, 5, 10, 15, 20, L25 and L30International Development Research Centre, Vote 1International Joint Commission (Canadian Section), Vote 1(9) To the Standing Committee on Government Operations and EstimatesCanada Post Corporation, Vote 1Canada School of Public Service, Vote 1Canadian Intergovernmental Conference Secretariat, Vote 1Canadian Transportation Accident Investigation and Safety Board, Vote 1Department of Public Works and Government Services, Votes 1 and 5National Capital Commission, Votes 1 and 5Office of the Governor General's Secretary, Vote 1Office of the Parliamentary Budget Officer, Vote 1Office of the Public Sector Integrity Commissioner, Vote 1Privy Council Office, Vote 1Public Service Commission, Vote 1Senate, Vote 1Shared Services Canada, Votes 1 and 5Treasury Board Secretariat, Votes 1, 5, 10, 20, 25, 30 and 35(10) To the Standing Committee on HealthCanadian Food Inspection Agency, Votes 1 and 5Canadian Institutes of Health Research, Votes 1 and 5Department of Health, Votes 1, 5 and 10Patented Medicine Prices Review Board, Vote 1Public Health Agency of Canada, Votes 1, 5 and 10(11) To the Standing Committee on Human Resources, Skills and Social Development and the Status of Persons with DisabilitiesCanada Mortgage and Housing Corporation, Vote 1Canadian Accessibility Standards Development Organization, Votes 1 and 5Canadian Centre for Occupational Health and Safety, Vote 1Department of Employment and Social Development, Votes 1 and 5(12) To the Standing Committee on Indigenous and Northern AffairsCanadian High Arctic Research Station, Vote 1Department of Crown-Indigenous Relations and Northern Affairs, Votes 1, 5, 10 and L15Department of Indigenous Services, Votes 1, 5 and 10(13) To the Standing Committee on Industry, Science and TechnologyAtlantic Canada Opportunities Agency, Votes 1 and 5Canadian Northern Economic Development Agency, Votes 1 and 5Canadian Space Agency, Votes 1, 5 and 10Canadian Tourism Commission, Vote 1Copyright Board, Vote 1Department of Industry, Votes 1, 5, 10, L15 and L20Department of Western Economic Diversification, Votes 1 and 5Economic Development Agency of Canada for the Regions of Quebec, Votes 1 and 5Federal Economic Development Agency for Southern Ontario, Votes 1 and 5National Research Council of Canada, Votes 1, 5 and 10Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council, Votes 1 and 5Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council, Votes 1 and 5Standards Council of Canada, Vote 1Statistics Canada, Vote 1(14) To the Standing Committee on International TradeInvest in Canada Hub, Vote 1(15) To the Standing Committee on Justice and Human RightsAdministrative Tribunals Support Service of Canada, Vote 1Canadian Human Rights Commission, Vote 1Courts Administration Service, Vote 1Department of Justice, Votes 1 and 5Office of the Commissioner for Federal Judicial Affairs, Votes 1 and 5Office of the Director of Public Prosecutions, Vote 1Registrar of the Supreme Court of Canada, Vote 1(16) To the Standing Joint Committee on the Library of ParliamentLibrary of Parliament, Vote 1(17) To the Standing Committee on National DefenceCommunications Security Establishment, Vote 1Department of National Defence, Votes 1, 5, 10 and 15Military Grievances External Review Committee, Vote 1Military Police Complaints Commission, Vote 1Office of the Intelligence Commissioner, Vote 1(18) To the Standing Committee on Natural ResourcesAtomic Energy of Canada Limited, Vote 1Canada Energy Regulator, Vote 1Canadian Nuclear Safety Commission, Vote 1Department of Natural Resources, Votes 1, 5 and 10Northern Pipeline Agency, Vote 1(19) To the Standing Committee on Official LanguagesOffice of the Commissioner of Official Languages, Vote 1(20) To the Standing Committee on Procedure and House AffairsHouse of Commons, Vote 1Leaders' Debates Commission, Vote 1Office of the Chief Electoral Officer, Vote 1Parliamentary Protective Service, Vote 1(21) To the Standing Committee on Public AccountsOffice of the Auditor General, Vote 1(22) To the Standing Committee on Public Safety and National SecurityCanada Border Services Agency, Votes 1 and 5Canadian Security Intelligence Service, Vote 1Civilian Review and Complaints Commission for the Royal Canadian Mounted Police, Vote 1Correctional Service of Canada, Votes 1 and 5Department of Public Safety and Emergency Preparedness, Votes 1 and 5National Security and Intelligence Review Agency Secretariat, Vote 1Office of the Correctional Investigator of Canada, Vote 1Parole Board of Canada, Vote 1Royal Canadian Mounted Police, Votes 1, 5 and 10Royal Canadian Mounted Police External Review Committee, Vote 1Secretariat of the National Security and Intelligence Committee of Parliamentarians, Vote 1(23) To the Standing Committee on the Status of WomenDepartment for Women and Gender Equality, Votes 1 and 5(24) To the Standing Committee on Transport, Infrastructure and CommunitiesCanadian Air Transport Security Authority, Vote 1Canadian Transportation Agency, Vote 1Department of Transport, Votes 1, 5, 10, 15 and 20Marine Atlantic Inc., Vote 1Office of Infrastructure of Canada, Votes 1, 5 and 10The Jacques-Cartier and Champlain Bridges Inc., Vote 1VIA Rail Canada Inc., Vote 1Windsor-Detroit Bridge Authority, Vote 1(25) To the Standing Committee on Veterans AffairsDepartment of Veterans Affairs, Votes 1 and 5Veterans Review and Appeal Board, Vote 1
2020-02-18 [p.232]
Pursuant to Standing Order 79(3), the Speaker read the following message from Her Excellency the Governor General, presented by Mr. Duclos (President of the Treasury Board):
Message on Estimates
Her Excellency the Governor General transmits to the House of Commons the Supplementary Estimates (B) of sums required to defray expenses of the federal public administration for the fiscal year ending on March 31, 2020, and, in accordance with section 54 of the Constitution Act, 1867, recommends those estimates to the House of Commons.
Mr. Duclos (President of the Treasury Board) laid upon the table, — Document entitled "Supplementary Estimates (B), 2019-20" (USB key included). — Sessional Paper No. 8520-431-2.
Pursuant to Standing Order 81(5), the Supplementary Estimates (B) for the fiscal year ending March 31, 2020, were deemed referred to the several standing committees of the House as follows:(1) To the Standing Committee on Agriculture and Agri-FoodDepartment of Agriculture and Agri-Food, Votes 1b, 5b and 10b(2) To the Standing Committee on Canadian HeritageDepartment of Canadian Heritage, Vote 5b(3) To the Standing Committee on Citizenship and ImmigrationDepartment of Citizenship and Immigration, Votes 1b and 10b(4) To the Standing Committee on Environment and Sustainable DevelopmentDepartment of the Environment, Votes 1b and 10bParks Canada Agency, Vote 1b(5) To the Standing Committee on FinanceCanada Revenue Agency, Vote 1bFinancial Transactions and Reports Analysis Centre of Canada, Vote 1b(6) To the Standing Committee on Fisheries and OceansDepartment of Fisheries and Oceans, Votes 1b and 5b(7) To the Standing Committee on Foreign Affairs and International DevelopmentDepartment of Foreign Affairs, Trade and Development, Votes 1b, 10b and 20b(8) To the Standing Committee on Government Operations and EstimatesDepartment of Public Works and Government Services, Vote 1bShared Services Canada, Votes 1b and 5bTreasury Board Secretariat, Vote 1b(9) To the Standing Committee on HealthCanadian Food Inspection Agency, Votes 1b and 5bCanadian Institutes of Health Research, Votes 1b and 5bDepartment of Health, Vote 10bPublic Health Agency of Canada, Votes 1b and 10b(10) To the Standing Committee on Human Resources, Skills and Social Development and the Status of Persons with DisabilitiesCanada Mortgage and Housing Corporation, Vote 1bDepartment of Employment and Social Development, Votes 1b, 5b and 90b(11) To the Standing Committee on Indigenous and Northern AffairsDepartment of Crown-Indigenous Relations and Northern Affairs, Votes 1b, 5b, 10b and 60bDepartment of Indigenous Services, Votes 1b and 10b(12) To the Standing Committee on Industry, Science and TechnologyAtlantic Canada Opportunities Agency, Votes 1b and 5bCanadian Northern Economic Development Agency, Vote 5bCanadian Space Agency, Votes 5b and 10bDepartment of Industry, Votes 1b and 10bDepartment of Western Economic Diversification, Votes 1b and 5bEconomic Development Agency of Canada for the Regions of Quebec, Votes 1b and 5bFederal Economic Development Agency for Southern Ontario, Votes 1b and 5bNational Research Council of Canada, Votes 5b and 10bSocial Sciences and Humanities Research Council, Vote 5b(13) To the Standing Committee on Justice and Human RightsAdministrative Tribunals Support Service of Canada, Vote 1bCourts Administration Service, Vote 1bDepartment of Justice, Votes 1b and 5bOffice of the Director of Public Prosecutions, Vote 1b(14) To the Standing Joint Committee on the Library of ParliamentLibrary of Parliament, Vote 1b(15) To the Standing Committee on National DefenceDepartment of National Defence, Votes 1b and 5b(16) To the Standing Committee on Natural ResourcesCanadian Energy Regulator, Vote 1bDepartment of Natural Resources, Votes 1b and 10b(17) To the Standing Committee on Procedure and House AffairsOffice of the Chief Electoral Officer, Vote 1b(18) To the Standing Committee on Public Safety and National SecurityCanada Border Services Agency, Vote 1bCanadian Security Intelligence Service, Vote 1bDepartment of Public Safety and Emergency Preparedness, Vote 1bParole Board of Canada, Vote 1bRoyal Canadian Mounted Police, Votes 1b and 5bRoyal Canadian Mounted Police External Review Committee, Vote 1b(19) To the Standing Committee on the Status of WomenDepartment for Women and Gender Equality, Vote 5b(20) To the Standing Committee on Transport, Infrastructure and CommunitiesCanadian Transportation Agency, Vote 1bDepartment of Transport, Votes 1b, 5b, 10b and 15bOffice of Infrastructure of Canada, Votes 1b, 5b and 10bThe Jacques-Cartier and Champlain Bridges Inc., Vote 1bWindsor-Detroit Bridge Authority, Vote 1b(21) To the Standing Committee on Veterans AffairsDepartment of Veterans Affairs, Vote 5b
2019-12-12 [p.49]
A message was received from Her Excellency the Governor General desiring the immediate attendance of the Commons in the Senate.
Accordingly, the Speaker, with the Commons, proceeded to the Senate.
The Commons returned to the chamber.
Whereupon, the Speaker also reported that he had addressed Her Excellency the Governor General as follows:
“May it please Your Excellency:
The Commons of Canada have voted supplies required to enable the government to defray certain expenses of the public service.
In the name of the Commons I present to Your Excellency the following bill:
An Act for granting to Her Majesty certain sums of money for the federal public administration for the fiscal year ending March 31, 2020.
To which bill I humbly request Your Excellency's assent.”
Whereupon, the Clerk of the Senate, by Command of Her Excellency the Governor General, did say:
“In Her Majesty's name, Her Excellency the Governor General thanks Her Loyal Subjects, accepts their benevolence, and assents to this bill.”
Bill C-2, An Act for granting to Her Majesty certain sums of money for the federal public administration for the fiscal year ending March 31, 2020 (Appropriation Act No. 3, 2019-20) — Chapter No. 30.
2019-12-05 [p.10]
The members, who had taken and subscribed the oath required by law, took their seats.
The clerk informed the members that the deputy of the Governor General would proceed to the Senate today at 9:00 a.m. to open the First Session of the 43rd Parliament.
A message was received from the Right Honourable Richard Wagner, Chief Justice of the Supreme Court of Canada, in his capacity as the deputy of the Governor General, desiring the immediate attendance of the members in the Senate.
Accordingly, the members proceeded to the Senate and were informed by the Speaker of the Senate that Her Excellency the Governor General did not see fit to declare the causes of her summoning the present Parliament until the Speaker of the House of Commons shall have been chosen according to law, but this afternoon, at 2:30 p.m., Her Excellency would declare the causes of calling this Parliament.
The members returned to the Chamber.
2019-12-05 [p.12]
A message was received from Her Excellency the Governor General desiring the immediate attendance of the Commons in the Senate.
Accordingly, the Speaker, with the Commons proceeded to the Senate.
The Commons returned to the Chamber.
Whereupon, the Speaker reported that when the Commons had been in the Senate, he had, on their behalf, claimed their undoubted rights and privileges, especially that they may have freedom of speech in their debates, access to Her Excellency's person at all seasonable times, and that their proceedings may receive from Her Excellency the most favourable construction and that Her Excellency the Governor General had been pleased to declare that She freely confides in the duty and attachment of the House of Commons to Her Majesty's Person and Government and, not doubting that their proceedings will be conducted with wisdom, temper and prudence, grants and upon all occasions will recognize and allow their constitutional privileges, and to assure the Commons that they shall have ready access to Her upon all occasions, and that their proceedings as well as their words and actions, will constantly receive from Her the most favourable construction.
2019-12-05 [p.13]
Pursuant to Standing Order 79(3), the Speaker read the following Message from Her Excellency the Governor General, presented by Mr. Duclos (President of the Treasury Board):
Message on Estimates
Her Excellency the Governor General transmits to the House of Commons the Supplementary Estimates (A) of sums required to defray expenses of the federal public administration for the fiscal year ending on March 31, 2020, and, in accordance with section 54 of the Constitution Act, 1867, recommends those Estimates to the House of Commons.
Mr. Duclos (President of the Treasury Board) laid upon the table, — Document entitled "Supplementary Estimates (A), 2019-20" (USB key included). — Sessional Paper No. 8520-431-1.
Pursuant to Standing Order 81(5), the Supplementary Estimates (A) for the fiscal year ending March 31, 2020, were deemed referred to a committee of the whole:Canada Border Services Agency, Votes 1a and 5aCanada Mortgage and Housing Corporation, Vote 1aCanada Revenue Agency, Vote 1aCanadian Accessibility Standards Development Organization, Votes 1a and 5aCanadian Air Transport Security Authority, Vote 1aCanadian Institutes of Health Research, Vote 5aCanadian Northern Economic Development Agency, Votes 1a and 5aCommunications Security Establishment, Vote 1aCorrectional Service of Canada, Vote 1aDepartment for Women and Gender Equality, Vote 5aDepartment of Canadian Heritage, Votes 1a and 5aDepartment of Citizenship and Immigration, Votes 1a, 5a and 10aDepartment of Crown-Indigenous Relations and Northern Affairs, Votes 1a, 5a and 10aDepartment of Employment and Social Development, Votes 1a and 5aDepartment of Finance, Vote 1aDepartment of Fisheries and Oceans, Votes 1a, 5a and 10aDepartment of Foreign Affairs, Trade and Development, Votes 1a, 5a and 10aDepartment of Health, Votes 1a and 5aDepartment of Indigenous Services, Votes 1a and 10aDepartment of National Defence, Votes 1a and 5aDepartment of Public Safety and Emergency Preparedness, Votes 1a and 5aDepartment of Public Works and Government Services, Votes 1a and 5aDepartment of Transport, Votes 1a, 10a, 15a and 20aDepartment of Veterans Affairs, Votes 1a and 5aHouse of Commons, Vote 1aInternational Joint Commission (Canadian Section), Vote 1aLibrary and Archives of Canada, Vote 1aMarine Atlantic Inc., Vote 1aNational Security and Intelligence Review Agency Secretariat, Vote 1aNatural Sciences and Engineering Research Council, Vote 5aOffices of the Information and Privacy Commissioners of Canada, Vote 1aParks Canada Agency, Vote 1aPrivy Council Office, Vote 1aRoyal Canadian Mounted Police, Votes 1a, 5a and 10aShared Services Canada, Votes 1a and 5aSocial Sciences and Humanities Research Council, Votes 1a and 5aStatistics Canada, Vote 1aTelefilm Canada, Vote 1aTreasury Board Secretariat, Votes 1a, 10a and 15a
2019-06-21 [p.5737]
A Message was received from Her Excellency the Governor General desiring the immediate attendance of the Commons in the Senate.
Accordingly, the Deputy Speaker, with the Commons proceeded to the Senate.
The Commons returned to the Chamber.
Whereupon, the Deputy Speaker reported that when the Commons had been in the Senate, Her Excellency the Governor General was pleased to give, in Her Majesty's name, the Royal Assent to the following Bills:
Bill C-71, An Act to amend certain Acts and Regulations in relation to firearms — Chapter No. 9;
Bill C-81, An Act to ensure a barrier-free Canada — Chapter No. 10;
Bill S-203, An Act to amend the Criminal Code and other Acts (ending the captivity of whales and dolphins) — Chapter No. 11;
Bill C-82, An Act to implement a multilateral convention to implement tax treaty related measures to prevent base erosion and profit shifting — Chapter No. 12;
Bill C-59, An Act respecting national security matters — Chapter No. 13;
Bill C-68, An Act to amend the Fisheries Act and other Acts in consequence — Chapter No. 14;
Bill C-77, An Act to amend the National Defence Act and to make related and consequential amendments to other Acts — Chapter No. 15;
Bill C-78, An Act to amend the Divorce Act, the Family Orders and Agreements Enforcement Assistance Act and the Garnishment, Attachment and Pension Diversion Act and to make consequential amendments to another Act — Chapter No. 16;
Bill C-84, An Act to amend the Criminal Code (bestiality and animal fighting) — Chapter No. 17;
Bill C-58, An Act to amend the Access to Information Act and the Privacy Act and to make consequential amendments to other Acts — Chapter No. 18;
Bill C-88, An Act to amend the Mackenzie Valley Resource Management Act and the Canada Petroleum Resources Act and to make consequential amendments to other Acts — Chapter No. 19;
Bill C-93, An Act to provide no-cost, expedited record suspensions for simple possession of cannabis — Chapter No. 20;
Bill C-101, An Act to amend the Customs Tariff and the Canadian International Trade Tribunal Act — Chapter No. 22;
Bill C-91, An Act respecting Indigenous languages — Chapter No. 23;
Bill C-92, An Act respecting First Nations, Inuit and Métis children, youth and families — Chapter No. 24;
Bill C-75, An Act to amend the Criminal Code, the Youth Criminal Justice Act and other Acts and to make consequential amendments to other Acts — Chapter No. 25;
Bill C-48, An Act respecting the regulation of vessels that transport crude oil or persistent oil to or from ports or marine installations located along British Columbia's north coast — Chapter No. 26;
Bill C-83, An Act to amend the Corrections and Conditional Release Act and another Act — Chapter No. 27;
Bill C-69, An Act to enact the Impact Assessment Act and the Canadian Energy Regulator Act, to amend the Navigation Protection Act and to make consequential amendments to other Acts — Chapter No. 28;
Bill C-97, An Act to implement certain provisions of the budget tabled in Parliament on March 19, 2019 and other measures — Chapter No. 29.
2019-06-21 [p.5738]
The Deputy Speaker also reported that he had addressed Her Excellency the Governor General as follows:
“May it please Your Excellency:
The Commons of Canada have voted Supplies required to enable the Government to defray certain expenses of the public service.
In the name of the Commons I present to Your Excellency the following Bill:
An Act for granting to Her Majesty certain sums of money for the federal public administration for the fiscal year ending March 31, 2020.
To which Bill I humbly request Your Excellency's Assent.”
Whereupon, the Clerk of the Senate, by Command of Her Excellency the Governor General, did say:
“In Her Majesty's name, Her Excellency the Governor General thanks Her Loyal Subjects, accepts their benevolence, and assents to this Bill.”
Bill C-102, An Act for granting to Her Majesty certain sums of money for the federal public administration for the fiscal year ending March 31, 2020 (Appropriation Act No. 2, 2019-20) — Chapter No. 21.
2019-05-27 [p.5353]
A message was received informing the Commons that on May 27, 2019, at 1:37 p.m., Her Excellency the Governor General signified Royal Assent by written declaration to the following Bills:
Bill C-85, An Act to amend the Canada-Israel Free Trade Agreement Implementation Act and to make related amendments to other Acts — Chapter No. 6;
Bill S-6, An Act to implement the Convention between Canada and the Republic of Madagascar for the avoidance of double taxation and the prevention of fiscal evasion with respect to taxes on income — Chapter No. 7;
Bill C-55, An Act to amend the Oceans Act and the Canada Petroleum Resources Act — Chapter No. 8.
2019-04-30 [p.5198]
A message was received informing the Commons that on April 29, 2019, at 10:09 a.m., Her Excellency the Governor General signified Royal Assent by written declaration to the following Bill:
Bill C-376, An Act to designate the month of April as Sikh Heritage Month — Chapter No. 5.
2019-04-11 [p.5147]
Pursuant to Standing Order 79(3), the Speaker read the following Message from Her Excellency the Governor General, presented by Ms. Murray (President of the Treasury Board):
Message on Estimates
Her Excellency the Governor General transmits to the House of Commons the Main Estimates of sums required to defray expenses of the federal public administration for the fiscal year ending on March 31, 2020, and, in accordance with section 54 of the Constitution Act, 1867, recommends those Estimates to the House of Commons.
Ms. Murray (President of the Treasury Board) laid upon the Table, — Document entitled "Main Estimates for the year 2019-20" (USB key included). — Sessional Paper No. 8520-421-272.
Pursuant to Standing Order 81(4), the Main Estimates for the fiscal year ending March 31, 2020, were deemed referred to the several standing committees of the House as follows:(1) To the Standing Committee on Access to Information, Privacy and EthicsOffice of the Commissioner of Lobbying, Vote 1Office of the Conflict of Interest and Ethics Commissioner, Vote 1Office of the Senate Ethics Officer, Vote 1Offices of the Information and Privacy Commissioners of Canada, Votes 1, 5, 10 and 15(2) To the Standing Committee on Agriculture and Agri-FoodCanadian Dairy Commission, Vote 1Canadian Grain Commission, Vote 1Department of Agriculture and Agri-Food, Votes 1, 5, 10 and 15(3) To the Standing Committee on Canadian HeritageCanada Council for the Arts, Vote 1Canadian Broadcasting Corporation, Votes 1, 5 and 10Canadian Museum for Human Rights, Vote 1Canadian Museum of History, Vote 1Canadian Museum of Immigration at Pier 21, Vote 1Canadian Museum of Nature, Vote 1Canadian Radio-television and Telecommunications Commission, Votes 1 and 5Department of Canadian Heritage, Votes 1, 5, 10, 15, 20, 25, 30, 35 and 40Library and Archives of Canada, Votes 1 and 5National Arts Centre Corporation, Vote 1National Capital Commission, Votes 1 and 5National Film Board, Vote 1National Gallery of Canada, Votes 1 and 5National Museum of Science and Technology, Vote 1Telefilm Canada, Vote 1The National Battlefields Commission, Vote 1(4) To the Standing Committee on Citizenship and ImmigrationDepartment of Citizenship and Immigration, Votes 1, 5, 10, 15, 20, 25, 30 and 35Immigration and Refugee Board, Votes 1 and 5(5) To the Standing Committee on Environment and Sustainable DevelopmentCanadian Environmental Assessment Agency, Votes 1 and 5Department of the Environment, Votes 1, 5, 10, 15, 20, 25 and 30Parks Canada Agency, Votes 1 and 5(6) To the Standing Committee on FinanceCanada Revenue Agency, Votes 1, 5, 10, 15, 20, 25, 30, 35 and 40Department of Finance, Votes 1, 5, 10, 15 and 20Financial Transactions and Reports Analysis Centre of Canada, Votes 1 and 5Office of the Superintendent of Financial Institutions, Vote 1(7) To the Standing Committee on Fisheries and OceansDepartment of Fisheries and Oceans, Votes 1, 5, 10, 15 and 20(8) To the Standing Committee on Foreign Affairs and International DevelopmentDepartment of Foreign Affairs, Trade and Development, Votes 1, 5, 10, 15, 20, L25, 30, 35, 40, 45 and 50International Development Research Centre, Vote 1International Joint Commission (Canadian Section), Vote 1(9) To the Standing Committee on Government Operations and EstimatesCanada Post Corporation, Vote 1Canada School of Public Service, Vote 1Canadian Intergovernmental Conference Secretariat, Vote 1Canadian Transportation Accident Investigation and Safety Board, Vote 1Department of Public Works and Government Services, Votes 1, 5, 10, 15, 20, 25, 30, 35 and 40Office of the Governor General's Secretary, Vote 1Office of the Parliamentary Budget Officer, Vote 1Office of the Public Sector Integrity Commissioner, Vote 1Privy Council Office, Vote 1Public Service Commission, Vote 1Senate, Vote 1Shared Services Canada, Votes 1, 5 and 10Treasury Board Secretariat, Votes 1, 5, 10, 20, 25, 30, 35, 45, 50 and 55(10) To the Standing Committee on HealthCanadian Food Inspection Agency, Votes 1, 5, 10, 15, 20 and 25Canadian Institutes of Health Research, Votes 1, 5, 10 and 15Department of Health, Votes 1, 5, 10, 15, 20, 25, 30, 35, 40, 45 and 50Patented Medicine Prices Review Board, Vote 1Public Health Agency of Canada, Votes 1, 5, 10, 15, 20 and 25(11) To the Standing Committee on Human Resources, Skills and Social Development and the Status of Persons with DisabilitiesCanada Mortgage and Housing Corporation, Votes 1, 5 and 10Canadian Centre for Occupational Health and Safety, Vote 1Department of Employment and Social Development, Votes 1, 5, 10, 15, 20, 25, 30, 35, 40, 45, 50, 55, 60, 65, 70, 75, 80 and 85(12) To the Standing Committee on Indigenous and Northern AffairsCanadian High Arctic Research Station, Vote 1Department of Indian Affairs and Northern Development, Votes 1, 5, 10, L15, L20, 25, 30, 35, 40, 45, 50 and 55Department of Indigenous Services Canada, Votes 1, 5, 10, 15, 20, 25, 30, 35, 40, 45, 50, 55, 60 and 65(13) To the Standing Committee on Industry, Science and TechnologyAtlantic Canada Opportunities Agency, Votes 1, 5, 10 and 15Canadian Northern Economic Development Agency, Votes 1, 5, 10, 15 and 20Canadian Space Agency, Votes 1, 5 and 10Canadian Tourism Commission, Votes 1 and 5Copyright Board, Vote 1Department of Industry, Votes 1, 5, 10, L15, L20, 25, 30, 35, 40, 45, 50, 55, 60, 65 and 70Department of Western Economic Diversification, Votes 1, 5, 10, 15, 20 and 25Economic Development Agency of Canada for the Regions of Quebec, Votes 1, 5 and 10Federal Economic Development Agency for Southern Ontario, Votes 1, 5 and 10National Research Council of Canada, Votes 1, 5 and 10Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council, Votes 1, 5, 10 and 15Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council, Votes 1, 5, 10 and 15Standards Council of Canada, Vote 1Statistics Canada, Votes 1 and 5(14) To the Standing Committee on International TradeInvest in Canada Hub, Vote 1(15) To the Standing Committee on Justice and Human RightsAdministrative Tribunals Support Service of Canada, Votes 1 and 5Canadian Human Rights Commission, Votes 1 and 5Courts Administration Service, Votes 1, 5 and 10Department of Justice, Votes 1, 5, 10, 15, 20 and 25Office of the Commissioner for Federal Judicial Affairs, Votes 1, 5, 10 and 15Office of the Director of Public Prosecutions, Votes 1 and 5Registrar of the Supreme Court of Canada, Vote 1(16) To the Standing Joint Committee on the Library of ParliamentLibrary of Parliament, Vote 1(17) To the Standing Committee on National DefenceCommunications Security Establishment, Votes 1, 5, 10, 15 and 20Department of National Defence, Votes 1, 5, 10, 15, 20, 25, 30 and 35Military Grievances External Review Committee, Vote 1Military Police Complaints Commission, Vote 1Office of the Communications Security Establishment Commissioner, Vote 1(18) To the Standing Committee on Natural ResourcesAtomic Energy of Canada Limited, Vote 1Canadian Nuclear Safety Commission, Vote 1Department of Natural Resources, Votes 1, 5, 10, 15, 20, 25, 30, 35 and 40National Energy Board, Votes 1 and 5Northern Pipeline Agency, Vote 1(19) To the Standing Committee on Official LanguagesOffice of the Commissioner of Official Languages, Vote 1(20) To the Standing Committee on Procedure and House AffairsHouse of Commons, Vote 1Leaders' Debates Commission, Vote 1Office of the Chief Electoral Officer, Vote 1Parliamentary Protective Service, Vote 1(21) To the Standing Committee on Public AccountsOffice of the Auditor General, Vote 1(22) To the Standing Committee on Public Safety and National SecurityCanada Border Services Agency, Votes 1, 5, 10, 15, 20, 25, 30 and 35Canadian Security Intelligence Service, Votes 1, 5, 10, 15, 20 and 25Civilian Review and Complaints Commission for the Royal Canadian Mounted Police, Votes 1 and 5Correctional Service of Canada, Votes 1, 5 and 10Department of Public Safety and Emergency Preparedness, Votes 1, 5, 10, 15, 20, 25, 30 and 35Office of the Correctional Investigator of Canada, Vote 1Parole Board of Canada, Vote 1Royal Canadian Mounted Police, Votes 1, 5, 10, 15, 20, 25, 30 and 35Royal Canadian Mounted Police External Review Committee, Vote 1Secretariat of the National Security and Intelligence Committee of Parliamentarians, Vote 1Security Intelligence Review Committee, Vote 1(23) To the Standing Committee on the Status of WomenDepartment for Women and Gender Equality, Votes 1, 5 and 10(24) To the Standing Committee on Transport, Infrastructure and CommunitiesCanadian Air Transport Security Authority, Votes 1 and 5Canadian Transportation Agency, Vote 1Department of Transport, Votes 1, 5, 10, 15, 20, 25, 30, 35, 40, 45 and 50Marine Atlantic Inc., Vote 1Office of Infrastructure of Canada, Votes 1, 5 and 10The Jacques-Cartier and Champlain Bridges Inc., Vote 1VIA Rail Canada Inc., Vote 1Windsor-Detroit Bridge Authority, Vote 1(25) To the Standing Committee on Veterans AffairsDepartment of Veterans Affairs, Votes 1, 5, 10, 15, 20, 25, 30 and 35Veterans Review and Appeal Board, Vote 1
2019-04-11 [p.5165]
A message was received informing the Commons that on April 11, 2019, at 11:01 a.m., Her Excellency the Governor General signified Royal Assent by written declaration to the following Bill:
Bill S-1003, An Act to amend The United Church of Canada Act.
2019-03-22 [p.5041]
A message was received informing the Commons that on March 22, 2019, at 9:44 a.m., Her Excellency the Governor General signified Royal Assent by written declaration to the following Bills:
Bill C-95, An Act for granting to Her Majesty certain sums of money for the federal public administration for the fiscal year ending March 31, 2019 (Appropriation Act No. 4, 2018-19) — Chapter No. 3;
Bill C-96, An Act for granting to Her Majesty certain sums of money for the federal public administration for the fiscal year ending March 31, 2020 (Appropriation Act No. 1, 2019-20) — Chapter No. 4.
2019-02-28 [p.4672]
A message was received informing the Commons that on February 28, 2019, at 4:32 p.m., Her Excellency the Governor General signified Royal Assent by written declaration to the following Bills:
Bill C-64, An Act respecting wrecks, abandoned, dilapidated or hazardous vessels and salvage operations — Chapter No. 1;
Bill C-57, An Act to amend the Federal Sustainable Development Act — Chapter No. 2.
2019-01-28 [p.4490]
Pursuant to Standing Order 79(3), the Speaker read the following Message from Her Excellency the Governor General, presented by Mrs. Philpott (President of the Treasury Board):
Message on Estimates
Her Excellency the Governor General transmits to the House of Commons the Supplementary Estimates (B) of sums required for the public service of Canada in the fiscal year ending on March 31, 2019, and in accordance with section 54 of the Constitution Act, 1867, recommends those Estimates to the House of Commons.
Mrs. Philpott (President of the Treasury Board) laid upon the Table, — Document entitled "Supplementary Estimates (B), 2018-19" (USB key included). — Sessional Paper No. 8520-421-270.
Pursuant to Standing Order 81(5), the Supplementary Estimates (B) for the fiscal year ending March 31, 2019, were deemed referred to the several standing committees of the House as follows:(1) To the Standing Committee on Access to Information, Privacy and EthicsOffice of the Senate Ethics Officer, Vote 1b(2) To the Standing Committee on Canadian HeritageDepartment of Canadian Heritage, Votes 1b and 5b(3) To the Standing Committee on Citizenship and ImmigrationDepartment of Citizenship and Immigration, Votes 1b, 10b and 15b(4) To the Standing Committee on Environment and Sustainable DevelopmentParks Canada Agency, Vote 1b(5) To the Standing Committee on FinanceCanada Revenue Agency, Votes 1b and 5bDepartment of Finance, Votes 1b, L15b, L20b and L25b(6) To the Standing Committee on Fisheries and OceansDepartment of Fisheries and Oceans, Votes 1b and 10b(7) To the Standing Committee on Foreign Affairs and International DevelopmentDepartment of Foreign Affairs, Trade and Development, Votes 1b, 10b, 15b, 20b and L25b(8) To the Standing Committee on Government Operations and EstimatesDepartment of Public Works and Government Services, Votes 1b, 5b and L10bShared Services Canada, Votes 1b and 5bTreasury Board Secretariat, Votes 1b, 10b, 15b and 30b(9) To the Standing Committee on HealthCanadian Food Inspection Agency, Votes 1b and 5bCanadian Institutes of Health Research, Vote 5bPublic Health Agency of Canada, Vote 10b(10) To the Standing Committee on Human Resources, Skills and Social Development and the Status of Persons with DisabilitiesDepartment of Employment and Social Development, Votes 1b, 5b and 10b(11) To the Standing Committee on Indigenous and Northern AffairsCanadian High Arctic Research Station, Vote 1bDepartment of Indian Affairs and Northern Development, Votes 1b and 10bDepartment of Indigenous Services Canada, Votes 1b and 10b(12) To the Standing Committee on Industry, Science and TechnologyCanadian Northern Economic Development Agency, Vote 5bCanadian Tourism Commission, Vote 1bDepartment of Industry, Votes 1b and 10bNational Research Council of Canada, Vote 10bNatural Sciences and Engineering Research Council, Vote 5bSocial Sciences and Humanities Research Council, Vote 5bStatistics Canada, Vote 1b(13) To the Standing Committee on Justice and Human RightsAdministrative Tribunals Support Service of Canada, Vote 1bOffice of the Director of Public Prosecutions, Vote 1b(14) To the Standing Joint Committee on the Library of ParliamentLibrary of Parliament, Vote 1b(15) To the Standing Committee on National DefenceCommunications Security Establishment, Vote 1bDepartment of National Defence, Votes 1b and 5b(16) To the Standing Committee on Natural ResourcesDepartment of Natural Resources, Votes 1b and 10bNational Energy Board, Vote 1b(17) To the Standing Committee on Procedure and House AffairsLeaders' Debates Commission, Vote 1bOffice of the Chief Electoral Officer, Vote 1b(18) To the Standing Committee on Public Safety and National SecurityCorrectional Service of Canada, Vote 1bDepartment of Public Safety and Emergency Preparedness, Vote 5bRoyal Canadian Mounted Police, Votes 1b, 5b and 10b(19) To the Standing Committee on the Status of WomenDepartment for Women and Gender Equality, Votes 1b and 5b(20) To the Standing Committee on Transport, Infrastructure and CommunitiesDepartment of Transport, Votes 1b, 5b, 10b and 15bOffice of Infrastructure of Canada, Vote 10bThe Jacques-Cartier and Champlain Bridges Inc., Vote 1bVIA Rail Canada Inc., Vote 1b(21) To the Standing Committee on Veterans AffairsDepartment of Veterans Affairs, Vote 5b
2019-01-28 [p.4493]
Pursuant to Standing Order 79(3), the Speaker read the following Message from Her Excellency the Governor General, presented by Mrs. Philpott (President of the Treasury Board):
Message on Estimates
Her Excellency the Governor General transmits to the House of Commons the Interim Estimates of sums required for the public service of Canada in the fiscal year ending on March 31, 2020, and in accordance with section 54 of the Constitution Act, 1867, recommends those Estimates to the House of Commons.
Mrs. Philpott (President of the Treasury Board) laid upon the Table, — Document entitled "Interim Estimates for the year 2019-20" (USB key included). — Sessional Paper No. 8520-421-271.
Pursuant to Standing Order 81(6), the Interim Estimates for the fiscal year ending March 31, 2020, were deemed referred to the several standing committees of the House as follows:(1) To the Standing Committee on Access to Information, Privacy and EthicsOffice of the Commissioner of Lobbying, Vote 1Office of the Conflict of Interest and Ethics Commissioner, Vote 1Office of the Senate Ethics Officer, Vote 1Offices of the Information and Privacy Commissioners of Canada, Votes 1 and 5(2) To the Standing Committee on Agriculture and Agri-FoodCanadian Dairy Commission, Vote 1Canadian Grain Commission, Vote 1Department of Agriculture and Agri-Food, Votes 1, 5 and 10(3) To the Standing Committee on Canadian HeritageCanada Council for the Arts, Vote 1Canadian Broadcasting Corporation, Votes 1, 5 and 10Canadian Museum for Human Rights, Vote 1Canadian Museum of History, Vote 1Canadian Museum of Immigration at Pier 21, Vote 1Canadian Museum of Nature, Vote 1Canadian Radio-television and Telecommunications Commission, Vote 1Department of Canadian Heritage, Votes 1 and 5Library and Archives of Canada, Votes 1 and 5National Arts Centre Corporation, Vote 1National Capital Commission, Votes 1 and 5National Film Board, Vote 1National Gallery of Canada, Votes 1 and 5National Museum of Science and Technology, Vote 1Telefilm Canada, Vote 1The National Battlefields Commission, Vote 1(4) To the Standing Committee on Citizenship and ImmigrationDepartment of Citizenship and Immigration, Votes 1, 5 and 10Immigration and Refugee Board, Vote 1(5) To the Standing Committee on Environment and Sustainable DevelopmentCanadian Environmental Assessment Agency, Votes 1 and 5Department of the Environment, Votes 1, 5 and 10Parks Canada Agency, Votes 1 and 5(6) To the Standing Committee on FinanceCanada Revenue Agency, Votes 1 and 5Department of Finance, Votes 1 and 5Financial Transactions and Reports Analysis Centre of Canada, Vote 1Office of the Superintendent of Financial Institutions, Vote 1(7) To the Standing Committee on Fisheries and OceansDepartment of Fisheries and Oceans, Votes 1, 5 and 10(8) To the Standing Committee on Foreign Affairs and International DevelopmentDepartment of Foreign Affairs, Trade and Development, Votes 1, 5, 10, 15, 20 and L25International Development Research Centre, Vote 1International Joint Commission (Canadian Section), Vote 1(9) To the Standing Committee on Government Operations and EstimatesCanada Post Corporation, Vote 1Canada School of Public Service, Vote 1Canadian Intergovernmental Conference Secretariat, Vote 1Canadian Transportation Accident Investigation and Safety Board, Vote 1Department of Public Works and Government Services, Votes 1 and 5Office of the Governor General's Secretary, Vote 1Office of the Parliamentary Budget Officer, Vote 1Office of the Public Sector Integrity Commissioner, Vote 1Privy Council Office, Vote 1Public Service Commission, Vote 1Senate, Vote 1Shared Services Canada, Votes 1 and 5Treasury Board Secretariat, Votes 1, 5, 10, 20, 25, 30 and 35(10) To the Standing Committee on HealthCanadian Food Inspection Agency, Votes 1 and 5Canadian Institutes of Health Research, Votes 1 and 5Department of Health, Votes 1, 5 and 10Patented Medicine Prices Review Board, Vote 1Public Health Agency of Canada, Votes 1, 5 and 10(11) To the Standing Committee on Human Resources, Skills and Social Development and the Status of Persons with DisabilitiesCanada Mortgage and Housing Corporation, Vote 1Canadian Centre for Occupational Health and Safety, Vote 1Department of Employment and Social Development, Votes 1 and 5(12) To the Standing Committee on Indigenous and Northern AffairsCanadian High Arctic Research Station, Vote 1Department of Indian Affairs and Northern Development, Votes 1, 5, 10, L15 and L20Department of Indigenous Services Canada, Votes 1, 5 and 10(13) To the Standing Committee on Industry, Science and TechnologyAtlantic Canada Opportunities Agency, Votes 1 and 5Canadian Northern Economic Development Agency, Votes 1 and 5Canadian Space Agency, Votes 1, 5 and 10Canadian Tourism Commission, Vote 1Copyright Board, Vote 1Department of Industry, Votes 1, 5, 10, L15 and L20Department of Western Economic Diversification, Votes 1 and 5Economic Development Agency of Canada for the Regions of Quebec, Votes 1 and 5 Federal Economic Development Agency for Southern Ontario, Votes 1 and 5National Research Council of Canada, Votes 1, 5 and 10Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council, Votes 1 and 5Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council, Votes 1 and 5Standards Council of Canada, Vote 1Statistics Canada, Vote 1(14) To the Standing Committee on International TradeInvest in Canada Hub, Vote 1(15) To the Standing Committee on Justice and Human RightsAdministrative Tribunals Support Service of Canada, Vote 1Canadian Human Rights Commission, Vote 1Courts Administration Service, Vote 1Department of Justice, Votes 1 and 5Office of the Commissioner for Federal Judicial Affairs, Votes 1 and 5Office of the Director of Public Prosecutions, Vote 1Registrar of the Supreme Court of Canada, Vote 1(16) To the Standing Joint Committee on the Library of ParliamentLibrary of Parliament, Vote 1(17) To the Standing Committee on National DefenceCommunications Security Establishment, Vote 1Department of National Defence, Votes 1, 5 and 10Military Grievances External Review Committee, Vote 1Military Police Complaints Commission, Vote 1Office of the Communications Security Establishment Commissioner, Vote 1(18) To the Standing Committee on Natural ResourcesAtomic Energy of Canada Limited, Vote 1Canadian Nuclear Safety Commission, Vote 1Department of Natural Resources, Votes 1, 5 and 10National Energy Board, Vote 1Northern Pipeline Agency, Vote 1(19) To the Standing Committee on Official LanguagesOffice of the Commissioner of Official Languages, Vote 1(20) To the Standing Committee on Procedure and House AffairsHouse of Commons, Vote 1Leaders' Debates Commission, Vote 1Office of the Chief Electoral Officer, Vote 1Parliamentary Protective Service, Vote 1(21) To the Standing Committee on Public AccountsOffice of the Auditor General, Vote 1(22) To the Standing Committee on Public Safety and National SecurityCanada Border Services Agency, Votes 1 and 5Canadian Security Intelligence Service, Vote 1Civilian Review and Complaints Commission for the Royal Canadian Mounted Police, Vote 1Correctional Service of Canada, Votes 1 and 5Department of Public Safety and Emergency Preparedness, Votes 1 and 5Office of the Correctional Investigator of Canada, Vote 1Parole Board of Canada, Vote 1Royal Canadian Mounted Police, Votes 1, 5 and 10Royal Canadian Mounted Police External Review Committee, Vote 1Secretariat of the National Security and Intelligence Committee of Parliamentarians, Vote 1Security Intelligence Review Committee, Vote 1(23) To the Standing Committee on the Status of WomenDepartment for Women and Gender Equality, Votes 1 and 5(24) To the Standing Committee on Transport, Infrastructure and CommunitiesCanadian Air Transport Security Authority, Vote 1Canadian Transportation Agency, Vote 1Department of Transport, Votes 1, 5, 10, 15 and 20Marine Atlantic Inc., Vote 1Office of Infrastructure of Canada, Votes 1, 5 and 10The Jacques-Cartier and Champlain Bridges Inc., Vote 1VIA Rail Canada Inc., Vote 1Windsor-Detroit Bridge Authority, Vote 1(25) To the Standing Committee on Veterans AffairsDepartment of Veterans Affairs, Votes 1 and 5Veterans Review and Appeal Board, Vote 1
2018-12-13 [p.4480]
A Message was received from Her Excellency the Governor General desiring the immediate attendance of the Commons in the Senate.
Accordingly, the Speaker, with the Commons, proceeded to the Senate.
The Commons returned to the Chamber.
Whereupon, the Speaker reported that when the Commons had been in the Senate, Her Excellency the Governor General was pleased to give, in Her Majesty's name, the Royal Assent to the following Bills:
Bill C-47, An Act to amend the Export and Import Permits Act and the Criminal Code (amendments permitting the accession to the Arms Trade Treaty and other amendments) — Chapter No. 26;
Bill C-86, A second Act to implement certain provisions of the budget tabled in Parliament on February 27, 2018 and other measures — Chapter No. 27;
Bill C-51, An Act to amend the Criminal Code and the Department of Justice Act and to make consequential amendments to another Act — Chapter No. 29;
Bill C-21, An Act to amend the Customs Act — Chapter No. 30;
Bill C-76, An Act to amend the Canada Elections Act and other Acts and to make certain consequential amendments — Chapter No. 31.
2018-12-13 [p.4480]
The Speaker also reported that he had addressed Her Excellency the Governor General as follows:
“May it please Your Excellency:
The Commons of Canada have voted Supplies required to enable the Government to defray certain expenses of the public service.
In the name of the Commons, I present to Your Excellency the following Bill:
An Act for granting to Her Majesty certain sums of money for the federal public administration for the fiscal year ending March 31, 2019.
To which Bill I humbly request Your Excellency's Assent.”
Whereupon, the Clerk of the Senate, by Command of Her Excellency the Governor General, did say:
“In Her Majesty's name, Her Excellency the Governor General thanks Her Loyal Subjects, accepts their benevolence, and assents to this Bill.”
Bill C-90, An Act for granting to Her Majesty certain sums of money for the federal public administration for the fiscal year ending March 31, 2019 (Appropriation Act No. 3, 2018-19). — Chapter No. 28.
2018-11-26 [p.4342]
A message was received informing the Commons that on November 26, 2018, at 8:33 p.m., Ms. Assunta Di Lorenzo, Secretary to the Governor General and Herald Chancellor, in her capacity as Deputy of the Governor General, signified Royal Assent by written declaration to the following Bills:
Bill C-62, An Act to amend the Federal Public Sector Labour Relations Act and other Acts — Chapter No. 24;
Bill C-89, An Act to provide for the resumption and continuation of postal services — Chapter No. 25.
2018-10-25 [p.4139]
A message was received informing the Commons that on October 25, 2018, at 3:51 p.m., Ms. Assunta Di Lorenzo, Secretary to the Governor General and Herald Chancellor, in her capacity as Deputy of the Governor General, signified Royal Assent by written declaration to the following Bills:
Bill C-65, An Act to amend the Canada Labour Code (harassment and violence), the Parliamentary Employment and Staff Relations Act and the Budget Implementation Act, 2017, No. 1 — Chapter No. 22;
Bill C-79, An Act to implement the Comprehensive and Progressive Agreement for Trans-Pacific Partnership between Canada, Australia, Brunei, Chile, Japan, Malaysia, Mexico, New Zealand, Peru, Singapore and Vietnam — Chapter No. 23.
2018-10-24 [p.4107]
Pursuant to Standing Order 79(3), the Speaker read the following Message from Her Excellency the Governor General, presented by Mr. Brison (President of the Treasury Board):
Message on Estimates
Her Excellency the Governor General transmits to the House of Commons the Supplementary Estimates (A) of sums required to defray expenses of the federal public administration for the fiscal year ending on March 31, 2019, and, in accordance with section 54 of the Constitution Act, 1867, recommends those Estimates to the House of Commons.
Mr. Brison (President of the Treasury Board) laid upon the Table, — Document entitled "Supplementary Estimates (A), 2018-19" (USB key included). — Sessional Paper No. 8520-421-269.
Pursuant to Standing Order 81(5), the Supplementary Estimates (A) for the fiscal year ending March 31, 2019, were deemed referred to several standing committees of the House as follows:(1) To the Standing Committee on Agriculture and Agri-FoodCanadian Dairy Commission, Vote 1aCanadian Grain Commission, Vote 1aDepartment of Agriculture and Agri-Food, Votes 1a, 5a and 10a(2) To the Standing Committee on Canadian HeritageCanadian Radio-television and Telecommunications Commission, Vote 1aDepartment of Canadian Heritage, Votes 1a and 5aNational Film Board, Vote 1aTelefilm Canada, Vote 1a(3) To the Standing Committee on Citizenship and ImmigrationDepartment of Citizenship and Immigration, Votes 1a, 5a and 10aImmigration and Refugee Board, Vote 1a(4) To the Standing Committee on Environment and Sustainable DevelopmentCanadian Environmental Assessment Agency, Vote 1aDepartment of the Environment, Votes 1a and 10aParks Canada Agency, Vote 1a(5) To the Standing Committee on FinanceCanada Revenue Agency, Votes 1a and 5aDepartment of Finance, Votes 1a and 10a(6) To the Standing Committee on Fisheries and OceansDepartment of Fisheries and Oceans, Votes 1a, 5a and 10a(7) To the Standing Committee on Foreign Affairs and International DevelopmentDepartment of Foreign Affairs, Trade and Development, Votes 1a, 5a, 10a and 15aInternational Joint Commission (Canadian Section), Vote 1a(8) To the Standing Committee on Government Operations and EstimatesCanada School of Public Service, Vote 1aCanadian Transportation Accident Investigation and Safety Board, Vote 1aDepartment of Public Works and Government Services, Vote 1aPrivy Council Office, Vote 1aPublic Service Commission, Vote 1aShared Services Canada, Votes 1a and 5aTreasury Board Secretariat, Votes 1a, 10a and 15a(9) To the Standing Committee on HealthCanadian Food Inspection Agency, Votes 1a and 5aCanadian Institutes of Health Research, Vote 5aDepartment of Health, Votes 1a and 10aPatented Medicine Prices Review Board, Vote 1aPublic Health Agency of Canada, Votes 1a and 10a(10) To the Standing Committee on Human Resources, Skills and Social Development and the Status of Persons with DisabilitiesCanada Mortgage and Housing Corporation, Vote 1aDepartment of Employment and Social Development, Votes 1a and 5a(11) To the Standing Committee on Indigenous and Northern AffairsDepartment of Indian Affairs and Northern Development, Votes 1a, 5a and 10aDepartment of Indigenous Services Canada, Votes 1a, 5a and 10a(12) To the Standing Committee on Industry, Science and TechnologyAtlantic Canada Opportunities Agency, Vote 5aCanadian Northern Economic Development Agency, Vote 1aCanadian Space Agency, Votes 1a and 5aCopyright Board, Vote 1aDepartment of Industry, Votes 1a and 10aDepartment of Western Economic Diversification, Vote 5aFederal Economic Development Agency for Southern Ontario, Vote 1aNational Research Council of Canada, Vote 10aNatural Sciences and Engineering Research Council, Vote 5aSocial Sciences and Humanities Research Council, Vote 5aStatistics Canada, Vote 1a(13) To the Standing Committee on Justice and Human RightsCourts Administration Service, Vote 1aDepartment of Justice, Votes 1a and 5aOffice of the Director of Public Prosecutions, Vote 1aRegistrar of the Supreme Court of Canada, Vote 1a(14) To the Standing Committee on National DefenceCommunications Security Establishment, Vote 1aDepartment of National Defence, Votes 1a, 5a, 10a, 15a and 20a(15) To the Standing Committee on Natural ResourcesDepartment of Natural Resources, Votes 1a, 5a and 10aNational Energy Board, Vote 1a(16) To the Standing Committee on Procedure and House AffairsHouse of Commons, Vote 1aParliamentary Protective Service, Vote 1a(17) To the Standing Committee on Public Safety and National SecurityCanada Border Services Agency, Votes 1a and 5aCanadian Security Intelligence Service, Vote 1aCivilian Review and Complaints Commission for the Royal Canadian Mounted Police, Vote 1aCorrectional Service of Canada, Vote 1aDepartment of Public Safety and Emergency Preparedness, Votes 1a and 5aOffice of the Correctional Investigator of Canada, Vote 1aParole Board of Canada, Vote 1aRoyal Canadian Mounted Police, Votes 1a, 5a and 10aRoyal Canadian Mounted Police External Review Committee, Vote 1aSecretariat of the National Security and Intelligence Committee of Parliamentarians, Vote 1aSecurity Intelligence Review Committee, Vote 1a(18) To the Standing Committee on Transport, Infrastructure and CommunitiesCanadian Air Transport Security Authority, Vote 1aCanadian Transportation Agency, Vote 1aDepartment of Transport, Votes 1a, 5a, 10a, 15a and 20aOffice of Infrastructure of Canada, Votes 1a, 5a and 10aWindsor-Detroit Bridge Authority, Vote 1a(19) To the Standing Committee on Veterans AffairsDepartment of Veterans Affairs, Votes 1a and 5aVeterans Review and Appeal Board, Vote 1a
2018-06-21 [p.3881]
A Message was received from Her Excellency the Governor General desiring the immediate attendance of the Commons in the Senate.
Accordingly, the Speaker, with the Commons, proceeded to the Senate.
The Commons returned to the Chamber.
Whereupon, the Speaker reported that when the Commons had been in the Senate, Her Excellency the Governor General was pleased to give, in Her Majesty's name, the Royal Assent to the following Bills:
Bill C-66, An Act to establish a procedure for expunging certain historically unjust convictions and to make related amendments to other Acts — Chapter No. 11;
Bill C-74, An Act to implement certain provisions of the budget tabled in Parliament on February 27, 2018 and other measures — Chapter No. 12;
Bill C-211, An Act respecting a federal framework on post-traumatic stress disorder — Chapter No. 13;
Bill C-309, An Act to establish Gender Equality Week — Chapter No. 14;
Bill S-210, An Act to amend An Act to amend the Immigration and Refugee Protection Act, the Civil Marriage Act and the Criminal Code and to make consequential amendments to other Acts — Chapter No. 15;
Bill C-45, An Act respecting cannabis and to amend the Controlled Drugs and Substances Act, the Criminal Code and other Acts — Chapter No. 16;
Bill C-24, An Act to amend the Salaries Act and to make a consequential amendment to the Financial Administration Act — Chapter No. 18;
Bill S-218, An Act respecting Latin American Heritage Month — Chapter No. 19;
Bill C-50, An Act to amend the Canada Elections Act (political financing) — Chapter No. 20;
Bill C-46, An Act to amend the Criminal Code (offences relating to conveyances) and to make consequential amendments to other Acts — Chapter No. 21.
The Speaker also reported that he had addressed Her Excellency the Governor General as follows:
“May it please Your Excellency:
The Commons of Canada have voted Supplies required to enable the Government to defray certain expenses of the public service.
In the name of the Commons I present to Your Excellency the following Bill:
An Act for granting to Her Majesty certain sums of money for the federal public administration for the fiscal year ending March 31, 2019.
To which Bill I humbly request Your Excellency's Assent.”
Whereupon, the Clerk of the Senate, by Command of Her Excellency the Governor General, did say:
“In Her Majesty's name, Her Excellency the Governor General thanks Her Loyal Subjects, accepts their benevolence, and assents to this Bill.”
Bill C-80, An Act for granting to Her Majesty certain sums of money for the federal public administration for the fiscal year ending March 31, 2019 (Appropriation Act No. 2, 2018-19) — Chapter No. 17.
2018-05-23 [p.3264]
A message was received informing the Commons that on May 23, 2018, at 2:12 p.m., Her Excellency the Governor General signified Royal Assent by written declaration to the following Bills:
Bill S-5, An Act to amend the Tobacco Act and the Non-smokers’ Health Act and to make consequential amendments to other Acts — Chapter No. 9;
Bill C-49, An Act to amend the Canada Transportation Act and other Acts respecting transportation and to make related and consequential amendments to other Acts — Chapter No. 10.
2018-03-29 [p.3069]
A message was received informing the Commons that on March 29, 2018, at 3:57 p.m., Her Excellency the Governor General signified Royal Assent by written declaration to the following Bills:
Bill C-70, An Act to give effect to the Agreement on Cree Nation Governance between the Crees of Eeyou Istchee and the Government of Canada, to amend the Cree-Naskapi (of Quebec) Act and to make related and consequential amendments to other Acts — Chapter No. 4;
Bill S-232, An Act respecting Canadian Jewish Heritage Month — Chapter No. 5;
Bill C-72, An Act for granting to Her Majesty certain sums of money for the federal public administration for the fiscal year ending March 31, 2018 — Chapter No. 6;
Bill C-73, An Act for granting to Her Majesty certain sums of money for the federal public administration for the fiscal year ending March 31, 2019 — Chapter No. 7.
2018-03-01 [p.2740]
A message was received informing the Commons that on March 1, 2018, at 1:06 p.m., Her Excellency the Governor General signified Royal Assent by written declaration to the following Bills:
Bill S-2, An Act to amend the Motor Vehicle Safety Act and to make a consequential amendment to another Act — Chapter No. 2;
Bill C-311, An Act to amend the Holidays Act (Remembrance Day) — Chapter No. 3.
2018-02-12 [p.2682]
Pursuant to Standing Order 79(3), the Speaker read the following Message from Her Excellency the Governor General, presented by Mr. Brison (President of the Treasury Board):
Message on Estimates
Her Excellency the Governor General transmits to the House of Commons the Supplementary Estimates (C) of sums required for the public service of Canada in the fiscal year ending on March 31, 2018, and in accordance with section 54 of the Constitution Act, 1867, recommends those Estimates to the House of Commons.
Mr. Brison (President of the Treasury Board) laid upon the Table, — Document entitled "Supplementary Estimates (C), 2017-18" (USB key included). — Sessional Paper No. 8520-421-179.
Pursuant to Standing Order 81(5), the Supplementary Estimates (C) for the fiscal year ending March 31, 2018, were deemed referred to the several standing committees of the House as follows:(1) To the Standing Committee on Agriculture and Agri-FoodDepartment of Agriculture and Agri-Food, Votes 5c and 10c(2) To the Standing Committee on Canadian HeritageCanada Council for the Arts, Vote 1cCanadian Museum of History, Vote 1cDepartment of Canadian Heritage, Votes 1c and 5cLibrary and Archives of Canada, Vote 1c(3) To the Standing Committee on Citizenship and ImmigrationDepartment of Citizenship and Immigration, Votes 1c, 7c and 10c(4) To the Standing Committee on Environment and Sustainable DevelopmentCanadian Environmental Assessment Agency, Vote 1cDepartment of the Environment, Votes 1c and 10cParks Canada Agency, Vote 1c(5) To the Standing Committee on FinanceCanada Revenue Agency, Vote 1cDepartment of Finance, Vote 1c(6) To the Standing Committee on Fisheries and OceansDepartment of Fisheries and Oceans, Votes 1c, 5c and 10c(7) To the Standing Committee on Foreign Affairs and International DevelopmentDepartment of Foreign Affairs, Trade and Development, Votes 1c, 10c, 20c and L25c(8) To the Standing Committee on Government Operations and EstimatesDepartment of Public Works and Government Services, Votes 1c, 5c and L7cOffice of the Parliamentary Budget Officer, Vote 3cPrivy Council Office, Vote 1cShared Services Canada, Votes 1c and 5cTreasury Board Secretariat, Votes 1c, 15c, 20c and 30c(9) To the Standing Committee on HealthCanadian Food Inspection Agency, Vote 1cCanadian Institutes of Health Research, Vote 5cDepartment of Health, Votes 1c and 5cPublic Health Agency of Canada, Votes 1c and 10c(10) To the Standing Committee on Human Resources, Skills and Social Development and the Status of Persons with DisabilitiesCanada Mortgage and Housing Corporation, Vote 1cDepartment of Employment and Social Development, Votes 5c and 7c(11) To the Standing Committee on Indigenous and Northern AffairsDepartment of Indian Affairs and Northern Development, Votes 1c and 10cDepartment of Indigenous Services Canada, Votes 3c, 7c and 13c(12) To the Standing Committee on Industry, Science and TechnologyAtlantic Canada Opportunities Agency, Vote 5cDepartment of Industry, Votes 1c and 10cDepartment of Western Economic Diversification, Vote 5cNational Research Council of Canada, Vote 1cNatural Sciences and Engineering Research Council, Votes 1c and 5cSocial Sciences and Humanities Research Council, Vote 5c(13) To the Standing Committee on Justice and Human RightsCourts Administration Service, Vote 1cDepartment of Justice, Vote 1cOffice of the Commissioner for Federal Judicial Affairs, Vote 1cRegistrar of the Supreme Court of Canada, Vote 1c(14) To the Standing Joint Committee on the Library of ParliamentLibrary of Parliament, Vote 1c(15) To the Standing Committee on National DefenceDepartment of National Defence, Votes 1c, 5c and 10c(16) To the Standing Committee on Natural ResourcesDepartment of Natural Resources, Votes 1c and 10c(17) To the Standing Committee on Public Safety and National SecurityCanada Border Services Agency, Votes 1c and 5cCorrectional Service of Canada, Vote 1cDepartment of Public Safety and Emergency Preparedness, Votes 1c and 5cRoyal Canadian Mounted Police, Votes 1c, 5c and 10cSecretariat of the National Security and Intelligence Committee of Parliamentarians, Vote 3c(18) To the Standing Committee on the Status of WomenOffice of the Co-ordinator, Status of Women, Vote 1c(19) To the Standing Committee on Transport, Infrastructure and CommunitiesDepartment of Transport, Vote 1cThe Federal Bridge Corporation Limited, Vote 1c(20) To the Standing Committee on Veterans AffairsDepartment of Veterans Affairs, Votes 1c and 5c
2018-02-12 [p.2685]
Pursuant to Standing Order 79(3), the Speaker read the following Message from Her Excellency the Governor General, presented by Mr. Brison (President of the Treasury Board):
Message on Estimates
Her Excellency the Governor General transmits to the House of Commons the Interim Estimates of sums required for the public service of Canada in the fiscal year ending on March 31, 2019, and in accordance with section 54 of the Constitution Act, 1867, recommends those Estimates to the House of Commons.
Mr. Brison (President of the Treasury Board) laid upon the Table, — Document entitled "Interim Estimates for the year 2018-19" (USB key included). — Sessional Paper No. 8520-421-180.
Pursuant to Standing Order 81(6), the Interim Estimates for the fiscal year ending March 31, 2019, were deemed referred to the several standing committees of the House as follows:(1) To the Standing Committee on Access to Information, Privacy and EthicsOffice of the Commissioner of Lobbying, Vote 1Office of the Conflict of Interest and Ethics Commissioner, Vote 1Office of the Senate Ethics Officer, Vote 1Offices of the Information and Privacy Commissioners of Canada, Votes 1 and 5(2) To the Standing Committee on Agriculture and Agri-FoodCanadian Dairy Commission, Vote 1Canadian Grain Commission, Vote 1Department of Agriculture and Agri-Food, Votes 1, 5 and 10(3) To the Standing Committee on Canadian HeritageCanada Council for the Arts, Vote 1Canadian Broadcasting Corporation, Votes 1, 5 and 10Canadian Museum for Human Rights, Vote 1Canadian Museum of History, Vote 1Canadian Museum of Immigration at Pier 21, Vote 1Canadian Museum of Nature, Vote 1Canadian Radio-television and Telecommunications Commission, Vote 1Department of Canadian Heritage, Votes 1 and 5Library and Archives of Canada, Votes 1 and 5National Arts Centre Corporation, Vote 1National Capital Commission, Votes 1 and 5National Film Board, Vote 1National Gallery of Canada, Votes 1 and 5National Museum of Science and Technology, Vote 1Telefilm Canada, Vote 1The National Battlefields Commission, Vote 1(4) To the Standing Committee on Citizenship and ImmigrationDepartment of Citizenship and Immigration, Votes 1, 5 and 10Immigration and Refugee Board, Vote 1(5) To the Standing Committee on Environment and Sustainable DevelopmentCanadian Environmental Assessment Agency, Vote 1Department of the Environment, Votes 1, 5 and 10Parks Canada Agency, Votes 1 and 5(6) To the Standing Committee on FinanceCanada Revenue Agency, Votes 1 and 5Department of Finance, Votes 1 and 5Financial Transactions and Reports Analysis Centre of Canada, Vote 1Office of the Superintendent of Financial Institutions, Vote 1(7) To the Standing Committee on Fisheries and OceansDepartment of Fisheries and Oceans, Votes 1, 5 and 10(8) To the Standing Committee on Foreign Affairs and International DevelopmentDepartment of Foreign Affairs, Trade and Development, Votes 1, 5, 10, 15, 20 and L25International Development Research Centre, Vote 1International Joint Commission (Canadian Section), Vote 1(9) To the Standing Committee on Government Operations and EstimatesCanada Post Corporation, Vote 1Canada School of Public Service, Vote 1Canadian Intergovernmental Conference Secretariat, Vote 1Canadian Transportation Accident Investigation and Safety Board, Vote 1Department of Public Works and Government Services, Votes 1 and 5Office of the Governor General's Secretary, Vote 1Office of the Parliamentary Budget Officer, Vote 1Office of the Public Sector Integrity Commissioner, Vote 1Privy Council Office, Vote 1Public Service Commission, Vote 1Senate, Vote 1Shared Services Canada, Votes 1 and 5Treasury Board Secretariat, Votes 1, 5, 10, 20, 25, 30 and 35(10) To the Standing Committee on HealthCanadian Food Inspection Agency, Votes 1 and 5Canadian Institutes of Health Research, Votes 1 and 5Department of Health, Votes 1, 5 and 10Patented Medicine Prices Review Board, Vote 1Public Health Agency of Canada, Votes 1, 5 and 10(11) To the Standing Committee on Human Resources, Skills and Social Development and the Status of Persons with DisabilitiesCanada Mortgage and Housing Corporation, Vote 1Canadian Centre for Occupational Health and Safety, Vote 1Department of Employment and Social Development, Votes 1 and 5(12) To the Standing Committee on Indigenous and Northern AffairsCanadian High Arctic Research Station, Vote 1Department of Indian Affairs and Northern Development, Votes 1, 5, 10, L15 and L20Department of Indigenous Services Canada, Votes 1, 5 and 10(13) To the Standing Committee on Industry, Science and TechnologyAtlantic Canada Opportunities Agency, Votes 1 and 5Canadian Northern Economic Development Agency, Votes 1 and 5Canadian Space Agency, Votes 1, 5 and 10Canadian Tourism Commission, Vote 1Copyright Board, Vote 1Department of Industry, Votes 1, 5, 10, L15 and L20Department of Western Economic Diversification, Votes 1 and 5Economic Development Agency of Canada for the Regions of Quebec, Votes 1 and 5Federal Economic Development Agency for Southern Ontario, Votes 1 and 5National Research Council of Canada, Votes 1, 5 and 10Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council, Votes 1 and 5Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council, Votes 1 and 5Standards Council of Canada, Vote 1Statistics Canada, Vote 1(14) To the Standing Committee on International TradeInvest in Canada Hub, Vote 1(15) To the Standing Committee on Justice and Human RightsAdministrative Tribunals Support Service of Canada, Vote 1Canadian Human Rights Commission, Vote 1Courts Administration Service, Vote 1Department of Justice, Votes 1 and 5Office of the Commissioner for Federal Judicial Affairs, Votes 1 and 5Office of the Director of Public Prosecutions, Vote 1Registrar of the Supreme Court of Canada, Vote 1(16) To the Standing Joint Committee on the Library of ParliamentLibrary of Parliament, Vote 1(17) To the Standing Committee on National DefenceCommunications Security Establishment, Vote 1Department of National Defence, Votes 1, 5 and 10Military Grievances External Review Committee, Vote 1Military Police Complaints Commission, Vote 1Office of the Communications Security Establishment Commissioner, Vote 1(18) To the Standing Committee on Natural ResourcesAtomic Energy of Canada Limited, Vote 1Canadian Nuclear Safety Commission, Vote 1Department of Natural Resources, Votes 1, 5 and 10National Energy Board, Vote 1Northern Pipeline Agency, Vote 1(19) To the Standing Committee on Official LanguagesOffice of the Commissioner of Official Languages, Vote 1(20) To the Standing Committee on Procedure and House AffairsHouse of Commons, Vote 1Office of the Chief Electoral Officer, Vote 1Parliamentary Protective Service, Vote 1(21) To the Standing Committee on Public AccountsOffice of the Auditor General, Vote 1(22) To the Standing Committee on Public Safety and National SecurityCanada Border Services Agency, Votes 1 and 5Canadian Security Intelligence Service, Vote 1Civilian Review and Complaints Commission for the Royal Canadian Mounted Police, Vote 1Correctional Service of Canada, Votes 1 and 5Department of Public Safety and Emergency Preparedness, Votes 1 and 5Office of the Correctional Investigator of Canada, Vote 1Parole Board of Canada, Vote 1Royal Canadian Mounted Police, Votes 1, 5 and 10Royal Canadian Mounted Police External Review Committee, Vote 1Secretariat of the National Security and Intelligence Committee of Parliamentarians, Vote 1Security Intelligence Review Committee, Vote 1(23) To the Standing Committee on the Status of WomenOffice of the Co-ordinator, Status of Women, Votes 1 and 5(24) To the Standing Committee on Transport, Infrastructure and CommunitiesCanadian Air Transport Security Authority, Vote 1Canadian Transportation Agency, Vote 1Department of Transport, Votes 1, 5, 10, 15 and 20Marine Atlantic Inc., Vote 1Office of Infrastructure of Canada, Votes 1, 5 and 10The Federal Bridge Corporation Limited, Vote 1The Jacques-Cartier and Champlain Bridges Inc., Vote 1VIA Rail Canada Inc., Vote 1Windsor-Detroit Bridge Authority, Vote 1(25) To the Standing Committee on Veterans AffairsDepartment of Veterans Affairs, Votes 1 and 5Veterans Review and Appeal Board, Vote 1
2018-02-07 [p.2659]
A message was received informing the Commons that on February 7, 2018, at 11:00 a.m., Ms. Assunta Di Lorenzo, Secretary to the Governor General, in her capacity as Deputy of the Governor General, signified Royal Assent by written declaration to the following Bill:
Bill C-210, An Act to amend the National Anthem Act (gender) — Chapter No. 1.
2017-12-14 [p.2579]
A message was received informing the Commons that on December 14, 2017, at 3:40 p.m., Mr. Stephen Wallace, Secretary to the Governor General, in his capacity as Deputy of the Governor General, signified Royal Assent by written declaration to the following Bills:
Bill C-61, An Act to give effect to the Anishinabek Nation Education Agreement and to make consequential amendments to other Acts — Chapter No. 32;
Bill C-63, A second Act to implement certain provisions of the budget tabled in Parliament on March 22, 2017 and other measures — Chapter No. 33;
Bill C-17, An Act to amend the Yukon Environmental and Socio-economic Assessment Act and to make a consequential amendment to another Act — Chapter No. 34.
2017-12-12 [p.2560]
A Message was received from Her Excellency the Governor General desiring the immediate attendance of the Commons in the Senate.
Accordingly, the Speaker, with the Commons, proceeded to the Senate.
The Commons returned to the Chamber.
Whereupon, the Speaker reported that when the Commons had been in the Senate, Her Excellency the Governor General was pleased to give, in Her Majesty's name, the Royal Assent to the following Bills:
Bill C-305, An Act to amend the Criminal Code (mischief) — Chapter No. 23;
2017-12-12 [p.2560]
Bill S-211, An Act respecting National Sickle Cell Awareness Day — Chapter No. 24;
2017-12-12 [p.2560]
Bill S-3, An Act to amend the Indian Act in response to the Superior Court of Quebec decision in Descheneaux c. Canada (Procureur général) — Chapter No. 25;
2017-12-12 [p.2560]
Bill C-60, An Act to correct certain anomalies, inconsistencies and errors and to deal with other matters of a non-controversial and uncomplicated nature in the Statutes of Canada and to repeal certain Acts and provisions that have expired, lapsed or otherwise ceased to have effect — Chapter No. 26;
2017-12-12 [p.2561]
Bill C-23, An Act respecting the preclearance of persons and goods in Canada and the United States — Chapter No. 27;
2017-12-12 [p.2561]
Bill C-277, An Act providing for the development of a framework on palliative care in Canada — Chapter No. 28;
2017-12-12 [p.2561]
Bill S-236, An Act to recognize Charlottetown as the birthplace of Confederation — Chapter No. 30;
2017-12-12 [p.2561]
Bill C-36, An Act to amend the Statistics Act — Chapter No. 31.
2017-12-12 [p.2561]
The Speaker also reported that he had addressed Her Excellency the Governor General as follows:
“May it please Your Excellency:
The Commons of Canada have voted Supplies required to enable the Government to defray certain expenses of the public service.
In the name of the Commons I present to Your Excellency the following Bill:
An Act for granting to Her Majesty certain sums of money for the federal public administration for the fiscal year ending March 31, 2018.
To which Bill I humbly request Your Excellency's Assent.”
Whereupon, the Clerk of the Senate, by Command of Her Excellency the Governor General, did say:
“In Her Majesty's name, Her Excellency the Governor General thanks Her Loyal Subjects, accepts their benevolence, and assents to this Bill.”
Bill C-67, An Act for granting to Her Majesty certain sums of money for the federal public administration for the fiscal year ending March 31, 2018 (Appropriation Act No. 4, 2017-18) — Chapter No. 29.
2017-10-26 [p.2289]
Pursuant to Standing Order 79(3), the Speaker read the following Message from Her Excellency the Governor General, presented by Mr. Brison (President of the Treasury Board):
Message on Estimates
Her Excellency the Governor General transmits to the House of Commons the Supplementary Estimates (B) of sums required to defray expenses of the federal public administration for the fiscal year ending on March 31, 2018, and, in accordance with section 54 of the Constitution Act, 1867, recommends those Estimates to the House of Commons.
Mr. Brison (President of the Treasury Board) laid upon the Table, — Document entitled "Supplementary Estimates (B), 2017-18" (USB key included). — Sessional Paper No. 8520-421-178.
Pursuant to Standing Order 81(5), the Supplementary Estimates (B) for the fiscal year ending March 31, 2018, were deemed referred to the several standing committees of the House as follows:(1) To the Standing Committee on Access to Information, Privacy and EthicsOffice of the Commissioner of Lobbying, Vote 1bOffices of the Information and Privacy Commissioners of Canada, Vote 1b(2) To the Standing Committee on Agriculture and Agri-FoodDepartment of Agriculture and Agri-Food, Votes 1b, 5b and 10b(3) To the Standing Committee on Canadian HeritageCanada Council for the Arts, Vote 1bCanadian Museum of History, Vote 1bDepartment of Canadian Heritage, Votes 1b and 5bLibrary and Archives of Canada, Vote 1bNational Capital Commission, Vote 5bNational Film Board, Vote 1bNational Museum of Science and Technology, Vote 1bTelefilm Canada, Vote 1b(4) To the Standing Committee on Citizenship and ImmigrationDepartment of Citizenship and Immigration, Votes 1b and 5b(5) To the Standing Committee on Environment and Sustainable DevelopmentCanadian Environmental Assessment Agency, Vote 1bDepartment of the Environment, Votes 1b, 5b and 10bParks Canada Agency, Vote 1b(6) To the Standing Committee on FinanceCanada Revenue Agency, Vote 1bDepartment of Finance, Vote 1bFinancial Transactions and Reports Analysis Centre of Canada, Vote 1b(7) To the Standing Committee on Fisheries and OceansDepartment of Fisheries and Oceans, Votes 1b, 5b and 10b(8) To the Standing Committee on Foreign Affairs and International DevelopmentDepartment of Foreign Affairs, Trade and Development, Votes 1b, 5b and 10b(9) To the Standing Committee on Government Operations and EstimatesCanadian Transportation Accident Investigation and Safety Board, Vote 1bPrivy Council Office, Vote 1bPublic Service Commission, Vote 1bShared Services Canada, Votes 1b and 5bTreasury Board Secretariat, Votes 1b, 15b and 20b(10) To the Standing Committee on HealthCanadian Food Inspection Agency, Vote 1bCanadian Institutes of Health Research, Votes 1b and 5bDepartment of Health, Votes 1b, 5b and 10bPublic Health Agency of Canada, Votes 1b and 10b(11) To the Standing Committee on Human Resources, Skills and Social Development and the Status of Persons with DisabilitiesCanada Mortgage and Housing Corporation, Vote 1bDepartment of Employment and Social Development, Votes 1b and 5b(12) To the Standing Committee on Indigenous and Northern AffairsCanadian High Arctic Research Station, Vote 1bDepartment of Indian Affairs and Northern Development, Votes 1b, 7b, 9b and 10b(13) To the Standing Committee on Industry, Science and TechnologyAtlantic Canada Opportunities Agency, Vote 5bCanadian Northern Economic Development Agency, Votes 1b and 5bCanadian Space Agency, Votes 1b and 5bDepartment of Industry, Votes 1b and 10bDepartment of Western Economic Diversification, Vote 5bEconomic Development Agency of Canada for the Regions of Quebec, Vote 5bNational Research Council of Canada, Vote 10bNatural Sciences and Engineering Research Council, Votes 1b and 5bSocial Sciences and Humanities Research Council, Vote 1bStandards Council of Canada, Vote 1bStatistics Canada, Vote 1b(14) To the Standing Committee on Justice and Human RightsAdministrative Tribunals Support Service of Canada, Vote 1bCourts Administration Service, Vote 1bOffice of the Commissioner for Federal Judicial Affairs, Vote 5bRegistrar of the Supreme Court of Canada, Vote 1b(15) To the Standing Joint Committee on the Library of ParliamentLibrary of Parliament, Vote 1b(16) To the Standing Committee on National DefenceCommunications Security Establishment, Vote 1bDepartment of National Defence, Votes 1b and 5bMilitary Grievances External Review Committee, Vote 1b(17) To the Standing Committee on Natural ResourcesAtomic Energy of Canada Limited, Vote 1bDepartment of Natural Resources, Votes 1b and 10bNational Energy Board, Vote 1b(18) To the Standing Committee on Procedure and House AffairsHouse of Commons, Vote 1bParliamentary Protective Service, Vote 1b(19) To the Standing Committee on Public Safety and National SecurityCanada Border Services Agency, Votes 1b and 5bCanadian Security Intelligence Service, Vote 1bCorrectional Service of Canada, Vote 1bDepartment of Public Safety and Emergency Preparedness, Votes 1b and 5bRoyal Canadian Mounted Police, Votes 1b, 5b and 10bRoyal Canadian Mounted Police External Review Committee, Vote 1bSecretariat of the National Security and Intelligence Committee of Parliamentarians, Vote 3b(20) To the Standing Committee on the Status of WomenOffice of the Co-ordinator, Status of Women, Vote 1b(21) To the Standing Committee on Transport, Infrastructure and CommunitiesCanadian Air Transport Security Authority, Vote 1bDepartment of Transport, Votes 1b, 5b, 15b and 20bMarine Atlantic Inc., Vote 1bOffice of Infrastructure of Canada, Votes 1b and 5bWindsor-Detroit Bridge Authority, Vote 1b(22) To the Standing Committee on Veterans AffairsDepartment of Veterans Affairs, Votes 1b and 5b
2017-10-18 [p.2241]
A message was received informing the Commons that on October 18, 2017, at 1:00 p.m., Ms. Patricia Jaton, Deputy Secretary to the Governor General, in her capacity as Deputy of the Governor General, signified Royal Assent by written declaration to the following Bills:
Bill S-226, An Act to provide for the taking of restrictive measures in respect of foreign nationals responsible for gross violations of internationally recognized human rights and to make related amendments to the Special Economic Measures Act and the Immigration and Refugee Protection Act — Chapter No. 21;
Bill S-231, An Act to amend the Canada Evidence Act and the Criminal Code (protection of journalistic sources) — Chapter No. 22.
2017-06-22 [p.2051]
A message was received informing the Commons that on June 22, 2017, at 12:19 p.m., His Excellency the Governor General signified Royal Assent by written declaration to the following Bills:
Bill C-22, An Act to establish the National Security and Intelligence Committee of Parliamentarians and to make consequential amendments to certain Acts — Chapter No. 15;
Bill C-238, An Act respecting the development of a national strategy for the safe and environmentally sound disposal of lamps containing mercury — Chapter No. 16;
Bill C-53, An Act for granting to Her Majesty certain sums of money for the federal public administration for the fiscal year ending March 31, 2018 — Chapter No. 17;
Bill C-54, An Act for granting to Her Majesty certain sums of money for the federal public administration for the fiscal year ending March 31, 2018 — Chapter No. 18;
Bill C-233, An Act respecting a national strategy for Alzheimer’s disease and other dementias — Chapter No. 19;
Bill C-44, An Act to implement certain provisions of the budget tabled in Parliament on March 22, 2017 and other measures — Chapter No. 20.
2017-06-19 [p.1998]
A Message was received from His Excellency the Governor General desiring the immediate attendance of the Commons in the Senate.
Accordingly, the Speaker, with the Commons proceeded to the Senate.
The Commons returned to the Chamber.
Whereupon, the Speaker reported that when the Commons had been in the Senate, His Excellency the Governor General was pleased to give, in Her Majesty's name, the Royal Assent to the following Bills:
Bill C-7, An Act to amend the Public Service Labour Relations Act, the Public Service Labour Relations and Employment Board Act and other Acts and to provide for certain other measures — Chapter No. 9;
Bill C-18, An Act to amend the Rouge National Urban Park Act, the Parks Canada Agency Act and the Canada National Parks Act — Chapter No. 10;
Bill S-233, An Act to amend the Customs Act and the Immigration and Refugee Protection Act (presentation and reporting requirements) — Chapter No. 11;
Bill C-4, An Act to amend the Canada Labour Code, the Parliamentary Employment and Staff Relations Act, the Public Service Labour Relations Act and the Income Tax Act — Chapter No. 12;
Bill C-16, An Act to amend the Canadian Human Rights Act and the Criminal Code — Chapter No. 13;
Bill C-6, An Act to amend the Citizenship Act and to make consequential amendments to another Act — Chapter No. 14.
2017-06-01 [p.1811]
A message was received informing the Commons that on June 1, 2017, at 11:00 a.m., Ms. Patricia Jaton, Deputy Secretary to the Governor General, in her capacity as Deputy of the Governor General, signified Royal Assent by written declaration to the following Bill:
Bill C-31, An Act to implement the Free Trade Agreement between Canada and Ukraine — Chapter No. 8.
2017-05-18 [p.1770]
A message was received informing the Commons that on May 18, 2017, at 10:32 a.m., Ms. Patricia Jaton, Deputy Secretary to the Governor General, in her capacity as Deputy of the Governor General, signified Royal Assent by written declaration to the following Bill:
Bill C-37, An Act to amend the Controlled Drugs and Substances Act and to make related amendments to other Acts — Chapter No. 7.
2017-05-16 [p.1744]
A message was received informing the Commons that on May 16, 2017, at 4:02 p.m., His Excellency the Governor General signified Royal Assent by written declaration to the following Bills:
Bill S-208, An Act respecting National Seal Products Day — Chapter No. 5;
Bill C-30, An Act to implement the Comprehensive Economic and Trade Agreement between Canada and the European Union and its Member States and to provide for certain other measures — Chapter No. 6.
2017-05-11 [p.1713]
Pursuant to Standing Order 79(3), the Speaker read the following Message from His Excellency the Governor General, presented by Mr. Brison (President of the Treasury Board):
Message on Estimates
His Excellency the Governor General transmits to the House of Commons the Supplementary Estimates (A) of sums required to defray expenses of the federal public administration for the fiscal year ending on March 31, 2018 and, in accordance with section 54 of the Constitution Act, 1867, recommends those Estimates to the House of Commons.
Mr. Brison (President of the Treasury Board) laid upon the Table, — Document entitled "Supplementary Estimates (A), 2017-18" (USB key included). — Sessional Paper No. 8520-421-177.
Pursuant to Standing Order 81(5), the Supplementary Estimates (A) for the fiscal year ending March 31, 2018, were deemed referred to several standing committees of the House as follows:(1) To the Standing Committee on Agriculture and Agri-FoodDepartment of Agriculture and Agri-Food, Votes 1a, 5a and 10a(2) To the Standing Committee on Canadian HeritageDepartment of Canadian Heritage, Votes 1a and 5a(3) To the Standing Committee on Citizenship and ImmigrationDepartment of Citizenship and Immigration, Votes 1a, 5a and 10aImmigration and Refugee Board, Vote 1a(4) To the Standing Committee on Environment and Sustainable DevelopmentDepartment of the Environment, Votes 1a, 5a and 10aParks Canada Agency, Vote 1a(5) To the Standing Committee on Fisheries and OceansDepartment of Fisheries and Oceans, Votes 1a, 5a and 10a(6) To the Standing Committee on Foreign Affairs and International DevelopmentDepartment of Foreign Affairs, Trade and Development, Vote 1a(7) To the Standing Committee on Government Operations and EstimatesPrivy Council Office, Vote 1aTreasury Board Secretariat, Votes 1a and 30a(8) To the Standing Committee on HealthCanadian Food Inspection Agency, Votes 1a and 5aDepartment of Health, Votes 1a, 5a and 10aPublic Health Agency of Canada, Vote 10a(9) To the Standing Committee on Human Resources, Skills and Social Development and the Status of Persons with DisabilitiesCanada Mortgage and Housing Corporation, Vote 1aDepartment of Employment and Social Development, Votes 1a and 5a(10) To the Standing Committee on Indigenous and Northern AffairsDepartment of Indian Affairs and Northern Development, Votes 1a, 10a and L20a(11) To the Standing Committee on Industry, Science and TechnologyDepartment of Industry, Votes 1a, 5a and 10aDepartment of Western Economic Diversification, Votes 1a and 5aNational Research Council of Canada, Votes 1a, 5a and 10a(12) To the Standing Committee on Justice and Human RightsAdministrative Tribunals Support Service of Canada, Vote 1aDepartment of Justice, Votes 1a and 5a(13) To the Standing Committee on Natural ResourcesDepartment of Natural Resources, Votes 1a and 10aNational Energy Board, Vote 1a(14) To the Standing Committee on Procedure and House AffairsParliamentary Protective Service, Vote 1a(15) To the Standing Committee on Public AccountsOffice of the Auditor General, Vote 1a(16) To the Standing Committee on Public Safety and National SecurityCanada Border Services Agency, Votes 1a and 5aCanadian Security Intelligence Service, Vote 1aDepartment of Public Safety and Emergency Preparedness, Vote 1aSecurity Intelligence Review Committee, Vote 1a(17) To the Standing Committee on Transport, Infrastructure and CommunitiesCanadian Air Transport Security Authority, Vote 1aDepartment of Transport, Votes 1a, 5a and 20aMarine Atlantic Inc., Vote 1aVIA Rail Canada Inc., Vote 1a
2017-05-04 [p.1668]
A message was received informing the Commons that on May 4, 2017, at 11:30 a.m., His Excellency the Governor General signified Royal Assent by written declaration to the following Bills:
Bill S-201, An Act to prohibit and prevent genetic discrimination — Chapter No. 3;
Bill C-224, An Act to amend the Controlled Drugs and Substances Act (assistance — drug overdose) — Chapter No. 4.
2017-03-30 [p.1535]
A message was received informing the Commons that on March 30, 2017, at 3:50 p.m., His Excellency the Governor General signified Royal Assent by written declaration to the following Bills:
Bill C-40, An Act for granting to Her Majesty certain sums of money for the federal public administration for the fiscal year ending March 31, 2017 (Appropriation Act No. 5, 2016-17) — Chapter No. 1;
Bill C-41, An Act for granting to Her Majesty certain sums of money for the federal public administration for the fiscal year ending March 31, 2018 (Appropriation Act No. 1, 2017-18) — Chapter No. 2.
2017-02-23 [p.1383]
Pursuant to Standing Order 79(3), the Speaker read the following Message from His Excellency the Governor General, presented by Mr. Brison (President of the Treasury Board):
Message on Estimates
His Excellency the Governor General transmits to the House of Commons the Main Estimates of sums required to defray expenses of the federal public administration for the fiscal year ending on March 31, 2018, and, in accordance with section 54 of the Constitution Act, 1867, recommends those Estimates to the House of Commons.
Mr. Brison (President of the Treasury Board) laid upon the Table, — Document entitled "Main Estimates for the year 2017-18" (USB key included). — Sessional Paper No. 8520-421-92.
Pursuant to Standing Order 81(4), the Main Estimates for the fiscal year ending March 31, 2018, were deemed referred to the several standing committees of the House as follows:(1) To the Standing Committee on Access to Information, Privacy and EthicsOffice of the Commissioner of Lobbying, Vote 1Office of the Conflict of Interest and Ethics Commissioner, Vote 1Office of the Senate Ethics Officer, Vote 1Offices of the Information and Privacy Commissioners of Canada, Votes 1 and 5(2) To the Standing Committee on Agriculture and Agri-FoodCanadian Dairy Commission, Vote 1Canadian Grain Commission, Vote 1Department of Agriculture and Agri-Food, Votes 1, 5 and 10(3) To the Standing Committee on Canadian HeritageCanada Council for the Arts, Vote 1Canadian Broadcasting Corporation, Votes 1, 5 and 10Canadian Museum for Human Rights, Vote 1Canadian Museum of History, Vote 1Canadian Museum of Immigration at Pier 21, Vote 1Canadian Museum of Nature, Vote 1Canadian Radio-television and Telecommunications Commission, Vote 1Department of Canadian Heritage, Votes 1 and 5Library and Archives of Canada, Votes 1 and 5National Arts Centre Corporation, Vote 1National Capital Commission, Votes 1 and 5National Film Board, Vote 1National Gallery of Canada, Votes 1 and 5National Museum of Science and Technology, Vote 1Telefilm Canada, Vote 1The National Battlefields Commission, Vote 1(4) To the Standing Committee on Citizenship and ImmigrationDepartment of Citizenship and Immigration, Votes 1, 5 and 10Immigration and Refugee Board, Vote 1(5) To the Standing Committee on Environment and Sustainable DevelopmentCanadian Environmental Assessment Agency, Vote 1Department of the Environment, Votes 1, 5 and 10Parks Canada Agency, Votes 1 and 5(6) To the Standing Committee on FinanceCanada Revenue Agency, Votes 1 and 5Department of Finance, Votes 1 and 5Financial Transactions and Reports Analysis Centre of Canada, Vote 1Office of the Superintendent of Financial Institutions, Vote 1PPP Canada Inc., Votes 1 and 5(7) To the Standing Committee on Fisheries and OceansDepartment of Fisheries and Oceans, Votes 1, 5 and 10(8) To the Standing Committee on Foreign Affairs and International DevelopmentDepartment of Foreign Affairs, Trade and Development, Votes 1, 5, 10, 15, 20 and L25International Development Research Centre, Vote 1International Joint Commission (Canadian Section), Vote 1(9) To the Standing Committee on Government Operations and EstimatesCanada Post Corporation, Vote 1Canada School of Public Service, Vote 1Canadian Intergovernmental Conference Secretariat, Vote 1Canadian Transportation Accident Investigation and Safety Board, Vote 1Department of Public Works and Government Services, Votes 1 and 5Office of the Governor General's Secretary, Vote 1Office of the Public Sector Integrity Commissioner, Vote 1Privy Council Office, Vote 1Public Service Commission, Vote 1Senate, Vote 1Shared Services Canada, Votes 1 and 5Treasury Board Secretariat, Votes 1, 5, 10, 20, 25, 30 and 33(10) To the Standing Committee on HealthCanadian Food Inspection Agency, Votes 1 and 5Canadian Institutes of Health Research, Votes 1 and 5Department of Health, Votes 1, 5 and 10Patented Medicine Prices Review Board, Vote 1Public Health Agency of Canada, Votes 1, 5 and 10(11) To the Standing Committee on Human Resources, Skills and Social Development and the Status of Persons with DisabilitiesCanada Mortgage and Housing Corporation, Vote 1Canadian Centre for Occupational Health and Safety, Vote 1Department of Employment and Social Development, Votes 1 and 5(12) To the Standing Committee on Indigenous and Northern AffairsCanadian High Arctic Research Station, Vote 1Department of Indian Affairs and Northern Development, Votes 1, 5, 10, L15 and L20(13) To the Standing Committee on Industry, Science and TechnologyAtlantic Canada Opportunities Agency, Votes 1 and 5Canadian Northern Economic Development Agency, Votes 1 and 5Canadian Space Agency, Votes 1, 5 and 10Canadian Tourism Commission, Vote 1Copyright Board, Vote 1Department of Industry, Votes 1, 5, 10, L15 and L20Department of Western Economic Diversification, Votes 1 and 5Economic Development Agency of Canada for the Regions of Quebec, Votes 1 and 5Federal Economic Development Agency for Southern Ontario, Votes 1 and 5National Research Council of Canada, Votes 1, 5 and 10Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council, Votes 1 and 5Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council, Votes 1 and 5Standards Council of Canada, Vote 1Statistics Canada, Vote 1(14) To the Standing Committee on Justice and Human RightsAdministrative Tribunals Support Service of Canada, Vote 1Canadian Human Rights Commission, Vote 1Courts Administration Service, Vote 1Department of Justice, Votes 1 and 5Office of the Commissioner for Federal Judicial Affairs, Votes 1 and 5Office of the Director of Public Prosecutions, Vote 1Registrar of the Supreme Court of Canada, Vote 1(15) To the Standing Joint Committee on the Library of ParliamentLibrary of Parliament, Vote 1(16) To the Standing Committee on National DefenceCommunications Security Establishment, Vote 1Department of National Defence, Votes 1, 5 and 10Military Grievances External Review Committee, Vote 1Military Police Complaints Commission, Vote 1Office of the Communications Security Establishment Commissioner, Vote 1(17) To the Standing Committee on Natural ResourcesAtomic Energy of Canada Limited, Vote 1Canadian Nuclear Safety Commission, Vote 1Department of Natural Resources, Votes 1, 5 and 10National Energy Board, Vote 1Northern Pipeline Agency, Vote 1(18) To the Standing Committee on Official LanguagesOffice of the Commissioner of Official Languages, Vote 1(19) To the Standing Committee on Procedure and House AffairsHouse of Commons, Vote 1Office of the Chief Electoral Officer, Vote 1Parliamentary Protective Service, Vote 1(20) To the Standing Committee on Public AccountsOffice of the Auditor General, Vote 1(21) To the Standing Committee on Public Safety and National SecurityCanada Border Services Agency, Votes 1 and 5Canadian Security Intelligence Service, Vote 1Civilian Review and Complaints Commission for the Royal Canadian Mounted Police, Vote 1Correctional Service of Canada, Votes 1 and 5Department of Public Safety and Emergency Preparedness, Votes 1 and 5Office of the Correctional Investigator of Canada, Vote 1Parole Board of Canada, Vote 1Royal Canadian Mounted Police, Votes 1, 5 and 10Royal Canadian Mounted Police External Review Committee, Vote 1Security Intelligence Review Committee, Vote 1(22) To the Standing Committee on the Status of WomenOffice of the Co-ordinator, Status of Women, Votes 1 and 5(23) To the Standing Committee on Transport, Infrastructure and CommunitiesCanadian Air Transport Security Authority, Vote 1Canadian Transportation Agency, Vote 1Department of Transport, Votes 1, 5, 10, 15 and 20Marine Atlantic Inc., Vote 1Office of Infrastructure of Canada, Votes 1, 5 and 10The Federal Bridge Corporation Limited, Vote 1The Jacques-Cartier and Champlain Bridges Inc., Vote 1VIA Rail Canada Inc., Vote 1Windsor-Detroit Bridge Authority, Vote 1(24) To the Standing Committee on Veterans AffairsDepartment of Veterans Affairs, Votes 1 and 5Veterans Review and Appeal Board, Vote 1
2017-02-14 [p.1339]
Pursuant to Standing Order 79(3), the Speaker read the following Message from His Excellency the Governor General, presented by Mr. Brison (President of the Treasury Board):
Message on Estimates
His Excellency the Governor General transmits to the House of Commons the Supplementary Estimates (C) of sums required to defray expenses of the federal public administration for the fiscal year ending on March 31, 2017, and in accordance with section 54 of the Constitution Act, 1867, recommends these Estimates to the House of Commons.
Mr. Brison (President of the Treasury Board) laid upon the Table, — Document entitled "Supplementary Estimates (C), 2016-17" (USB key included). — Sessional Paper No. 8520-421-91.
Pursuant to Standing Order 81(5), the Supplementary Estimates (C) for the fiscal year ending March 31, 2017, were deemed referred to the several standing committees of the House as follows:(1) To the Standing Committee on Agriculture and Agri-FoodDepartment of Agriculture and Agri-Food, Votes 1c and 5c(2) To the Standing Committee on Canadian HeritageCanada Council for the Arts, Vote 1cDepartment of Canadian Heritage, Votes 1c and 5cLibrary and Archives of Canada, Vote 1cNational Capital Commission, Vote 5cTelefilm Canada, Vote 1c(3) To the Standing Committee on Citizenship and ImmigrationDepartment of Citizenship and Immigration, Votes 1c, 5c, 7c and 10cImmigration and Refugee Board, Vote 1c(4) To the Standing Committee on Environment and Sustainable DevelopmentCanadian Environmental Assessment Agency, Vote 1cDepartment of the Environment, Vote 10cParks Canada Agency, Vote 1c(5) To the Standing Committee on FinanceCanada Revenue Agency, Votes 1c and 5cDepartment of Finance, Vote 1c(6) To the Standing Committee on Fisheries and OceansDepartment of Fisheries and Oceans, Votes 1c and 5c(7) To the Standing Committee on Foreign Affairs and International DevelopmentDepartment of Foreign Affairs, Trade and Development, Votes 1c, 10c and 17c(8) To the Standing Committee on Government Operations and EstimatesDepartment of Public Works and Government Services, Votes 1c and 5cPrivy Council Office, Vote 1cShared Services Canada, Votes 1c and 5cTreasury Board Secretariat, Votes 1c, 15c, 20c and 30c(9) To the Standing Committee on HealthCanadian Institutes of Health Research, Vote 5cDepartment of Health, Votes 1c and 10cPublic Health Agency of Canada, Vote 1c(10) To the Standing Committee on Human Resources, Skills and Social Development and the Status of Persons with DisabilitiesCanada Mortgage and Housing Corporation, Vote 1cDepartment of Employment and Social Development, Votes 1c, 5c and 7c(11) To the Standing Committee on Indigenous and Northern AffairsDepartment of Indian Affairs and Northern Development, Votes 1c and 10c(12) To the Standing Committee on Industry, Science and TechnologyAtlantic Canada Opportunities Agency, Vote 5cCanadian Space Agency, Vote 10cDepartment of Industry, Vote 1cDepartment of Western Economic Diversification, Vote 5cNational Research Council of Canada, Vote 10cNatural Sciences and Engineering Research Council, Vote 5cSocial Sciences and Humanities Research Council, Vote 5cStatistics Canada, Vote 1c(13) To the Standing Committee on Justice and Human RightsAdministrative Tribunals Support Service of Canada, Vote 1cDepartment of Justice, Vote 5c(14) To the Standing Committee on National DefenceCommunications Security Establishment, Vote 1cDepartment of National Defence, Votes 1c and 5c(15) To the Standing Committee on Natural ResourcesDepartment of Natural Resources, Vote 1c(16) To the Standing Committee on Procedure and House AffairsParliamentary Protective Service, Vote 1c(17) To the Standing Committee on Public Safety and National SecurityCanada Border Services Agency, Votes 1c and 5cCanadian Security Intelligence Service, Vote 1cDepartment of Public Safety and Emergency Preparedness, Votes 1c and 5cRoyal Canadian Mounted Police, Votes 1c, 5c and 10c(18) To the Standing Committee on Transport, Infrastructure and CommunitiesOffice of Infrastructure of Canada, Vote 1cThe Federal Bridge Corporation Limited, Vote 1cWindsor-Detroit Bridge Authority, Vote 1c(19) To the Standing Committee on Veterans AffairsDepartment of Veterans Affairs, Votes 1c and 5c
2016-11-03 [p.963]
Pursuant to Standing Order 79(3), the Deputy Speaker read the following Message from His Excellency the Governor General, presented by Mr. Brison (President of the Treasury Board):
Message on Estimates
His Excellency the Governor General transmits to the House of Commons the Supplementary Estimates (B) of sums required to defray expenses of the federal public administration for the fiscal year ending on March 31, 2017 and, in accordance with section 54 of the Constitution Act, 1867, recommends those Estimates to the House of Commons.
Mr. Brison (President of the Treasury Board) laid upon the Table, — Document entitled "Supplementary Estimates (B), 2016-17" (USB key included). — Sessional Paper No. 8520-421-90.
Pursuant to Standing Order 81(5), the Supplementary Estimates (B) for the fiscal year ending March 31, 2017, were deemed referred to several standing committees of the House as follows:(1) To the Standing Committee on Access to Information, Privacy and EthicsOffices of the Information and Privacy Commissioners of Canada, Vote 1b(2) To the Standing Committee on Agriculture and Agri-FoodDepartment of Agriculture and Agri-Food, Votes 1b, 5b and 10b(3) To the Standing Committee on Canadian HeritageCanada Council for the Arts, Vote 1bCanadian Broadcasting Corporation, Vote 1bCanadian Museum for Human Rights, Vote 1bCanadian Museum of History, Vote 1bCanadian Museum of Immigration at Pier 21, Vote 1bCanadian Museum of Nature, Vote 1bDepartment of Canadian Heritage, Votes 1b and 5bLibrary and Archives of Canada, Vote 5bNational Arts Centre Corporation, Vote 1bNational Capital Commission, Votes 1b and 5bNational Film Board, Vote 1bNational Gallery of Canada, Vote 1bNational Museum of Science and Technology, Vote 1b(4) To the Standing Committee on Citizenship and ImmigrationDepartment of Citizenship and Immigration, Votes 1b and 5b(5) To the Standing Committee on Environment and Sustainable DevelopmentCanadian Environmental Assessment Agency, Vote 1bDepartment of the Environment, Votes 1b, 5b and 10bParks Canada Agency, Vote 1b(6) To the Standing Committee on FinanceCanada Revenue Agency, Votes 1b and 5bDepartment of Finance, Votes 1b and 7bFinancial Transactions and Reports Analysis Centre of Canada, Vote 1b(7) To the Standing Committee on Fisheries and OceansDepartment of Fisheries and Oceans, Votes 1b, 5b and 10b(8) To the Standing Committee on Foreign Affairs and International DevelopmentDepartment of Foreign Affairs, Trade and Development, Votes 1b, 5b, 10b and 15bInternational Joint Commission (Canadian Section), Vote 1b(9) To the Standing Committee on Government Operations and EstimatesDepartment of Public Works and Government Services, Votes 1b and 5bPrivy Council Office, Vote 1bPublic Service Commission, Vote 1bShared Services Canada, Votes 1b and 5bTreasury Board Secretariat, Votes 1b, 15b and 20b(10) To the Standing Committee on HealthCanadian Food Inspection Agency, Votes 1b and 5bCanadian Institutes of Health Research, Votes 1b and 5bDepartment of Health, Votes 1b and 10bPublic Health Agency of Canada, Votes 1b, 5b and 10b(11) To the Standing Committee on Human Resources, Skills and Social Development and the Status of Persons with DisabilitiesCanada Mortgage and Housing Corporation, Vote 1bDepartment of Employment and Social Development, Votes 1b and 5b(12) To the Standing Committee on Indigenous and Northern AffairsDepartment of Indian Affairs and Northern Development, Votes 1b, 5b and 10b(13) To the Standing Committee on Industry, Science and TechnologyAtlantic Canada Opportunities Agency, Vote 5bCanadian Space Agency, Vote 10bDepartment of Industry, Votes 1b and 10bDepartment of Western Economic Diversification, Vote 5bNational Research Council of Canada, Votes 1b and 10bNatural Sciences and Engineering Research Council, Votes 1b and 5bSocial Sciences and Humanities Research Council, Votes 1b and 5b(14) To the Standing Committee on Justice and Human RightsAdministrative Tribunals Support Service of Canada, Vote 1bCourts Administration Service, Vote 1bDepartment of Justice, Votes 1b and 5bOffice of the Commissioner for Federal Judicial Affairs, Vote 1bRegistrar of the Supreme Court of Canada, Vote 1b(15) To the Standing Committee on National DefenceCommunications Security Establishment, Vote 1bDepartment of National Defence, Votes 1b, 5b and 10b(16) To the Standing Committee on Natural ResourcesCanadian Nuclear Safety Commission, Vote 1bDepartment of Natural Resources, Votes 1b and 10bNational Energy Board, Vote 1b(17) To the Standing Committee on Procedure and House AffairsHouse of Commons, Vote 1bParliamentary Protective Service, Vote 1b(18) To the Standing Committee on Public Safety and National SecurityCanada Border Services Agency, Votes 1b and 5bCorrectional Service of Canada, Vote 1bDepartment of Public Safety and Emergency Preparedness, Votes 1b and 5bRoyal Canadian Mounted Police, Votes 1b, 5b and 10b(19) To the Standing Committee on the Status of WomenOffice of the Co-ordinator, Status of Women, Vote 1b(20) To the Standing Committee on Transport, Infrastructure and CommunitiesDepartment of Transport, Votes 1b, 5b, 15b and 20bOffice of Infrastructure of Canada, Votes 5b and 10bThe Federal Bridge Corporation Limited, Vote 1bThe Jacques-Cartier and Champlain Bridges Inc., Vote 1bVIA Rail Canada Inc., Vote 1bWindsor-Detroit Bridge Authority, Vote 1b(21) To the Standing Committee on Veterans AffairsDepartment of Veterans Affairs, Votes 1b and 5b
2016-02-23 [p.191]
Pursuant to Standing Order 79(3), the Speaker read the following Message from His Excellency the Governor General, presented by Mr. Brison (President of the Treasury Board):
Message on Estimates
His Excellency the Governor General transmits to the House of Commons the Main Estimates of sums required to defray expenses of the federal public administration for the fiscal year ending on March 31, 2017, and, in accordance with section 54 of the Constitution Act, 1867, recommends those Estimates to the House of Commons.
Mr. Brison (President of the Treasury Board) laid upon the Table, — Document entitled "Main Estimates for the year 2016-17" (USB key included). — Sessional Paper No. 8520-421-3.
Pursuant to Standing Order 81(4), the Main Estimates for the fiscal year ending March 31, 2017, were deemed referred to the several Standing Committees of the House as follows:(1) To the Standing Committee on Aboriginal Affairs and Northern DevelopmentCanadian High Arctic Research Station, Vote 1Indian Affairs and Northern Development, Votes 1, 5, 10 and L15(2) To the Standing Committee on Access to Information, Privacy and EthicsOffice of the Commissioner of Lobbying, Vote 1Office of the Conflict of Interest and Ethics Commissioner, Vote 1Offices of the Information and Privacy Commissioners of Canada, Votes 1 and 5Senate Ethics Officer, Vote 1(3) To the Standing Committee on Agriculture and Agri-FoodAgriculture and Agri-Food, Votes 1, 5 and 10Canadian Dairy Commission, Vote 1Canadian Grain Commission, Vote 1(4) To the Standing Committee on Canadian HeritageCanada Council for the Arts, Vote 1Canadian Broadcasting Corporation, Votes 1, 5 and 10Canadian Heritage, Votes 1 and 5Canadian Museum for Human Rights, Vote 1Canadian Museum of History, Vote 1Canadian Museum of Immigration at Pier 21, Vote 1Canadian Museum of Nature, Vote 1Canadian Radio-television and Telecommunications Commission, Vote 1Library and Archives of Canada, Votes 1 and 5National Arts Centre Corporation, Vote 1National Battlefields Commission, Vote 1National Capital Commission, Votes 1 and 5National Film Board, Vote 1National Gallery of Canada, Votes 1 and 5National Museum of Science and Technology, Vote 1Telefilm Canada, Vote 1(5) To the Standing Committee on Citizenship and ImmigrationCitizenship and Immigration, Votes 1, 5 and 10Immigration and Refugee Board, Vote 1(6) To the Standing Committee on Environment and Sustainable DevelopmentCanadian Environmental Assessment Agency, Vote 1Environment, Votes 1, 5 and 10Parks Canada Agency, Votes 1 and 5(7) To the Standing Committee on FinanceCanada Revenue Agency, Votes 1 and 5Finance, Votes 1 and 5Financial Transactions and Reports Analysis Centre of Canada, Vote 1Office of the Superintendent of Financial Institutions, Vote 1PPP Canada Inc., Votes 1 and 5(8) To the Standing Committee on Fisheries and OceansFisheries and Oceans, Votes 1, 5 and 10(9) To the Standing Committee on Foreign Affairs and International DevelopmentForeign Affairs, Trade and Development, Votes 1, 5, 10, 15, 20 and L25International Development Research Centre, Vote 1International Joint Commission (Canadian Section), Vote 1(10) To the Standing Committee on Government Operations and EstimatesCanada Post Corporation, Vote 1Canada School of Public Service, Vote 1Canadian Intergovernmental Conference Secretariat, Vote 1Canadian Transportation Accident Investigation and Safety Board, Vote 1Governor General, Vote 1Office of the Public Sector Integrity Commissioner, Vote 1Privy Council, Vote 1Public Service Commission, Vote 1Public Works and Government Services, Votes 1 and 5Shared Services Canada, Votes 1 and 5The Senate, Vote 1Treasury Board Secretariat, Votes 1, 5, 10, 20, 25, 30 and 33(11) To the Standing Committee on HealthCanadian Food Inspection Agency, Votes 1 and 5Canadian Institutes of Health Research, Votes 1 and 5Health, Votes 1, 5 and 10Patented Medicine Prices Review Board, Vote 1Public Health Agency of Canada, Votes 1, 5 and 10(12) To the Standing Committee on Human Resources, Skills and Social Development and the Status of Persons with DisabilitiesCanada Mortgage and Housing Corporation, Vote 1Canadian Centre for Occupational Health and Safety, Vote 1Employment and Social Development, Votes 1 and 5(13) To the Standing Committee on Industry, Science and TechnologyAtlantic Canada Opportunities Agency, Votes 1 and 5Canadian Northern Economic Development Agency, Votes 1 and 5Canadian Space Agency, Votes 1, 5 and 10Canadian Tourism Commission, Vote 1Copyright Board, Vote 1Economic Development Agency of Canada for the Regions of Quebec, Votes 1 and 5Federal Economic Development Agency for Southern Ontario, Votes 1 and 5Industry, Votes 1, 5, 10, L15 and L20National Research Council of Canada, Votes 1, 5 and 10Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council, Votes 1 and 5Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council, Votes 1 and 5Standards Council of Canada, Vote 1Statistics Canada, Vote 1Western Economic Diversification, Votes 1 and 5(14) To the Standing Committee on International TradeCanadian Commercial Corporation, Vote 1(15) To the Standing Committee on Justice and Human RightsAdministrative Tribunals Support Service of Canada, Vote 1Canadian Human Rights Commission, Vote 1Courts Administration Service, Vote 1Justice, Votes 1 and 5Office of the Commissioner for Federal Judicial Affairs, Votes 1 and 5Office of the Director of Public Prosecutions, Vote 1Supreme Court of Canada, Vote 1(16) To the Standing Joint Committee on the Library of ParliamentLibrary of Parliament, Vote 1(17) To the Standing Committee on National DefenceCommunications Security Establishment, Vote 1Military Grievances External Review Committee, Vote 1Military Police Complaints Commission, Vote 1National Defence, Votes 1, 5 and 10Office of the Communications Security Establishment Commissioner, Vote 1(18) To the Standing Committee on Natural ResourcesAtomic Energy of Canada Limited, Vote 1Canadian Nuclear Safety Commission, Vote 1National Energy Board, Vote 1Natural Resources, Votes 1, 5 and 10Northern Pipeline Agency, Vote 1(19) To the Standing Committee on Official LanguagesOffice of the Commissioner of Official Languages, Vote 1(20) To the Standing Committee on Procedure and House AffairsChief Electoral Officer, Vote 1House of Commons, Vote 1Parliamentary Protective Service, Vote 1(21) To the Standing Committee on Public AccountsOffice of the Auditor General, Vote 1(22) To the Standing Committee on Public Safety and National SecurityCanada Border Services Agency, Votes 1 and 5Canadian Security Intelligence Service, Vote 1Civilian Review and Complaints Commission for the Royal Canadian Mounted Police, Vote 1Correctional Service of Canada, Votes 1 and 5Office of the Correctional Investigator, Vote 1Parole Board of Canada, Vote 1Public Safety and Emergency Preparedness, Votes 1 and 5Royal Canadian Mounted Police, Votes 1, 5 and 10Royal Canadian Mounted Police External Review Committee, Vote 1Security Intelligence Review Committee, Vote 1(23) To the Standing Committee on the Status of WomenOffice of the Co-ordinator, Status of Women, Votes 1 and 5(24) To the Standing Committee on Transport, Infrastructure and CommunitiesCanadian Air Transport Security Authority, Vote 1Canadian Transportation Agency, Vote 1Marine Atlantic Inc., Vote 1Office of Infrastructure of Canada, Votes 1, 5 and 10The Federal Bridge Corporation Ltd., Vote 1The Jacques-Cartier and Champlain Bridges Inc., Vote 1Transport, Votes 1, 5, 10, 15 and 20VIA Rail Canada Inc., Vote 1Windsor-Detroit Bridge Authority, Vote 1(25) To the Standing Committee on Veterans AffairsVeterans Affairs, Votes 1 and 5Veterans Review and Appeal Board, Vote 1
2015-12-11 [p.52]
The Speaker informed the House that His Excellency the Governor General will proceed to the Senate today at 1:00 p.m., for the purpose of giving the Royal Assent to a certain Bill.
2015-12-11 [p.52]
A Message was received from His Excellency the Governor General desiring the immediate attendance of the Commons in the Senate.
Accordingly, the Speaker, with the Commons, proceeded to the Senate.
The Commons returned to the Chamber.
Whereupon, the Speaker reported that he had addressed His Excellency the Governor General as follows:
“May it please Your Excellency:
The Commons of Canada have voted Supplies required to enable the Government to defray certain expenses of the public service.
In the name of the Commons I present to Your Excellency the following Bill:
An Act for granting to Her Majesty certain sums of money for the federal public administration for the financial year ending March 31, 2016.
To which Bill I humbly request Your Excellency's Assent.”
Whereupon, the Clerk of the Senate, by Command of His Excellency the Governor General, did say:
“In Her Majesty's name, His Excellency the Governor General thanks Her Loyal Subjects, accepts their benevolence, and assents to this Bill.”
Bill C-3, An Act for granting to Her Majesty certain sums of money for the federal public administration for the financial year ending March 31, 2016 (Appropriation Act No. 4, 2015-16) — Chapter No. 42.
2015-12-07 [p.20]
Pursuant to Standing Order 79(3), the Speaker read the following Message from His Excellency the Governor General, presented by Mr. Brison (President of the Treasury Board):
Message on Estimates
His Excellency the Governor General transmits to the House of Commons the Supplementary Estimates (B) of sums required to defray expenses of the federal public administration for the fiscal year ending on March 31, 2016 and, in accordance with section 54 of the Constitution Act, 1867, recommends those Estimates to the House of Commons.
Mr. Brison (President of the Treasury Board) laid upon the Table, — Document entitled "Supplementary Estimates (B), 2015-16". — Sessional Paper No. 8520-421-01.
Pursuant to Standing Order 81(5), the Supplementary Estimates (B) for the fiscal year ending March 31, 2016, were deemed referred to a Committee of the Whole as follows:Citizenship and Immigration, Votes 1b and 5bHouse of Commons, Vote 1bParliamentary Protective Service, Vote 3bTreasury Board Secretariat, Vote 5b
2015-12-04 [p.13]
A Message was received from His Excellency the Governor General desiring the immediate attendance of the Commons in the Senate.
Accordingly, the Speaker, with the Commons proceeded to the Senate.
The Commons returned to the Chamber.
Whereupon, the Speaker reported that when the Commons had been in the Senate, he had, on their behalf, claimed their undoubted rights and privileges, especially that they may have freedom of speech in their debates, access to His Excellency's person at all seasonable times, and that their proceedings may receive from His Excellency the most favourable construction and that His Excellency the Governor General had been pleased to declare that He freely confides in the duty and attachment of the House of Commons to Her Majesty's Person and Government and, not doubting that their proceedings will be conducted with wisdom, temper and prudence, grants and upon all occasions will recognize and allow their constitutional privileges, and to assure the Commons that they shall have ready access to Him upon all occasions, and that their proceedings as well as their words and actions, will constantly receive from Him the most favourable construction.
2015-12-03 [p.10]
The Members, who had taken and subscribed the oath required by law, took their seats.
The Acting Clerk informed the Members that the deputy of the Governor General would proceed to the Senate today at 1:00 p.m. to open the First Session of the 42nd Parliament.
A Message was received from the Right Honourable Beverley McLachlin, Chief Justice of the Supreme Court of Canada, in her capacity as the deputy of the Governor General, desiring the immediate attendance of the Members in the Senate.
Accordingly, the Members proceeded to the Senate and were informed by the Speaker of the Senate that His Excellency the Governor General did not see fit to declare the causes of his summoning the present Parliament until the Speaker of the House of Commons shall have been chosen according to Law, but on Friday, December 4, 2015, at 2:30 p.m., His Excellency would declare the causes of calling this Parliament.
The Members returned to the Chamber.
2014-11-05 [p.1720]
Pursuant to Standing Order 79(3), the Speaker read the following Message from His Excellency the Governor General, presented by Mr. Clement (President of the Treasury Board):
Message on Estimates
His Excellency the Governor General transmits to the House of Commons the Supplementary Estimates (B) of sums required to defray expenses of the federal public administration for the fiscal year ending on March 31, 2015, and, in accordance with section 54 of the Constitution Act, 1867, recommends those Estimates to the House of Commons.
Mr. Clement (President of the Treasury Board) laid upon the Table, — Document entitled "Supplementary Estimates (B), 2014-15" (USB key included). — Sessional Paper No. 8520-412-96.
Pursuant to Standing Order 81(5), the Supplementary Estimates (B) for the fiscal year ending March 31, 2015, were deemed referred to the several Standing Committees of the House as follows:(1) To the Standing Committee on Aboriginal Affairs and Northern DevelopmentIndian Affairs and Northern Development, Votes 1b, 5b and 10bIndian Residential Schools Truth and Reconciliation Commission, Vote 1b(2) To the Standing Committee on Access to Information, Privacy and EthicsOffices of the Information and Privacy Commissioners of Canada, Vote 5b(3) To the Standing Committee on Agriculture and Agri-FoodAgriculture and Agri-Food, Votes 1b, 5b and 10b(4) To the Standing Committee on Canadian HeritageCanada Council for the Arts, Vote 1bCanadian Heritage, Votes 1b and 5bCanadian Museum of History, Vote 1bCanadian Radio-television and Telecommunications Commission, Vote 1bNational Arts Centre Corporation, Vote 1b(5) To the Standing Committee on Citizenship and ImmigrationCitizenship and Immigration, Votes 1b and 7b(6) To the Standing Committee on Environment and Sustainable DevelopmentCanadian Environmental Assessment Agency, Vote 1bCanadian Northern Economic Development Agency, Votes 1b and 5bEnvironment, Votes 1b, 5b and 10bParks Canada Agency, Vote 1b(7) To the Standing Committee on FinanceCanada Revenue Agency, Votes 1b and 5bFinance, Votes 1b, 6b, 8b and L10bFinancial Transactions and Reports Analysis Centre of Canada, Vote 1b(8) To the Standing Committee on Fisheries and OceansFisheries and Oceans, Votes 1b, 5b and 10b(9) To the Standing Committee on Foreign Affairs and International DevelopmentForeign Affairs, Trade and Development, Votes 1b, 5b, 10b, 12b and L20bNational Capital Commission, Votes 1b and 5b(10) To the Standing Committee on Government Operations and EstimatesCanada School of Public Service, Vote 1bPublic Service Commission, Vote 1bPublic Works and Government Services, Votes 1b and 5bShared Services Canada, Votes 1b and 5bTreasury Board Secretariat, Vote 15b(11) To the Standing Committee on HealthCanadian Food Inspection Agency, Votes 1b and 5bCanadian Institutes of Health Research, Vote 5bHealth, Votes 1b, 5b and 10bPublic Health Agency of Canada, Votes 1b, 5b and 10b(12) To the Standing Committee on Human Resources, Skills and Social Development and the Status of Persons with DisabilitiesEmployment and Social Development, Votes 1b and 5b(13) To the Standing Committee on Industry, Science and TechnologyAtlantic Canada Opportunities Agency, Vote 5bCanadian Space Agency, Votes 1b and 10bEconomic Development Agency of Canada for the Regions of Quebec, Votes 1b and 5bIndustry, Votes 1b, 5b and 10bNational Research Council of Canada, Votes 1b, 5b and 10bNatural Sciences and Engineering Research Council, Votes 1b and 5bSocial Sciences and Humanities Research Council, Votes 1b and 5bStatistics Canada, Vote 1bWestern Economic Diversification, Vote 5b(14) To the Standing Committee on Justice and Human RightsAdministrative Tribunals Support Service of Canada, Vote 2bCommissioner for Federal Judicial Affairs, Votes 1b and 5bJustice, Votes 1b and 5bSupreme Court of Canada, Vote 1b(15) To the Standing Committee on National DefenceCommunications Security Establishment, Vote 1bMilitary Police Complaints Commission, Vote 1bNational Defence, Votes 1b and 10b(16) To the Standing Committee on Natural ResourcesAtomic Energy of Canada Limited, Vote 1bNational Energy Board, Vote 1bNatural Resources, Votes 1b, 5b and 10b(17) To the Standing Committee on Procedure and House AffairsHouse of Commons, Vote 1b(18) To the Standing Committee on Public Safety and National SecurityCanada Border Services Agency, Votes 1b and 5bCanadian Security Intelligence Service, Vote 1bCorrectional Service of Canada, Vote 1bPublic Safety and Emergency Preparedness, Vote 1bRoyal Canadian Mounted Police, Votes 1b, 5b and 10bRoyal Canadian Mounted Police External Review Committee, Vote 1b(19) To the Standing Committee on the Status of WomenOffice of the Co-ordinator, Status of Women, Vote 1b(20) To the Standing Committee on Transport, Infrastructure and CommunitiesCanadian Air Transport Security Authority, Vote 1bOffice of Infrastructure of Canada, Votes 1b, 3b and 5bThe Jacques-Cartier and Champlain Bridges Inc., Vote 1bTransport, Votes 1b, 5b and 10bVIA Rail Canada Inc., Vote 1b(21) To the Standing Committee on Veterans AffairsVeterans Affairs, Votes 1b and 5b
2014-03-27 [p.747]
A message was received informing the Commons that on March 27, 2014, at 4:03 p.m., Mr. Stephen Wallace, Secretary to the Governor General, in his capacity as Deputy of the Governor General, signified Royal Assent by written declaration to the following Bills:
Bill C-28, An Act for granting to Her Majesty certain sums of money for the federal public administration for the financial year ending March 31, 2014 (Appropriation Act No. 5, 2013-14) — Chapter No. 3;
Bill C-29, An Act for granting to Her Majesty certain sums of money for the federal public administration for the financial year ending March 31, 2015 (Appropriation Act No. 1, 2014-15) — Chapter No. 4.
2014-03-25 [p.728]
A message was received informing the Commons that on March 25, 2014, at 9:51 a.m., Mr. Stephen Wallace, Secretary to the Governor General, in his capacity as Deputy of the Governor General, signified Royal Assent by written declaration to the following Bill:
Bill C-15, An Act to replace the Northwest Territories Act to implement certain provisions of the Northwest Territories Lands and Resources Devolution Agreement and to repeal or make amendments to the Territorial Lands Act, the Northwest Territories Waters Act, the Mackenzie Valley Resource Management Act, other Acts and certain orders and regulations — Chapter No. 2.
2014-03-04 [p.619]
A message was received informing the Commons that on March 4, 2014, at 3:59 p.m., Mr. Stephen Wallace, Secretary to the Governor General, in his capacity as Deputy of the Governor General, signified Royal Assent by written declaration to the following Bill:
Bill C-16, An Act to give effect to the Governance Agreement with Sioux Valley Dakota Nation and to make consequential amendments to other Acts — Chapter No. 1.
2013-12-12 [p.383]
A Message was received from His Excellency the Governor General desiring the immediate attendance of the Commons in the Senate.
Accordingly, the Speaker, with the Commons proceeded to the Senate.
The Commons returned to the Chamber.
Whereupon, the Speaker reported that when the Commons had been in the Senate, His Excellency the Governor General was pleased to give, in Her Majesty's name, the Royal Assent to the following Bills:
Bill C-7, An Act to amend the Museums Act in order to establish the Canadian Museum of History and to make consequential amendments to other Acts — Chapter No. 38;
Bill C-4, A second act to implement certain provisions of the budget tabled in Parliament on March 21, 2013 and other measures — Chapter No. 40.
2013-12-12 [p.384]
The Speaker also reported that he had addressed His Excellency the Governor General as follows:
“May it please Your Excellency:
The Commons of Canada have voted Supplies required to enable the Government to defray certain expenses of the public service.
In the name of the Commons I present to Your Excellency the following Bill:
An Act for granting to Her Majesty certain sums of money for the federal public administration for the financial year ending March 31, 2014.
To which Bill I humbly request Your Excellency's Assent.”
Whereupon, the Clerk of the Senate, by Command of His Excellency the Governor General, did say:
“In Her Majesty's name, His Excellency the Governor General thanks Her Loyal Subjects, accepts their benevolence, and assents to this Bill.”
Bill C-19, An Act for granting to Her Majesty certain sums of money for the federal public administration for the financial year ending March 31, 2014 (Appropriation Act No. 4, 2013-14) — Chapter No. 39.
2013-10-16 [p.1]
The Speaker informed the House that Their Excellencies, the Governor General and Sharon Johnston, will arrive at the Peace Tower at 4:30 p.m., and, when it has been indicated that all is in readiness, Their Excellencies will proceed to the Chamber of the Senate to formally open the Second Session of the 41st Parliament.
A Message was received from His Excellency the Governor General desiring the immediate attendance of the House in the Senate.
Accordingly, the Speaker, with the Commons, proceeded to the Senate.
The Commons returned to the Chamber.
2013-04-25 [p.3035]
A message was received informing the Commons that on April 25, 2013, at 12:45 p.m., His Excellency the Governor General signified Royal Assent by written declaration to the following Bill:
Bill S-7, An Act to amend the Criminal Code, the Canada Evidence Act and the Security of Information Act — Chapter No. 9.
2013-03-27 [p.2935]
A Message was received from the Honourable Marshall Rothstein, Puisne Judge of the Supreme Court of Canada, in his capacity as Deputy of the Governor General, desiring the immediate attendance of the Commons in the Senate.
Accordingly, the Speaker, with the Commons proceeded to the Senate.
The Commons returned to the Chamber.
Whereupon, the Speaker reported that when the Commons had been in the Senate, the Honourable Deputy of the Governor General was pleased to give, in Her Majesty's name, the Royal Assent to the following Bills:
Bill C-28, An Act to amend the Financial Consumer Agency of Canada Act — Chapter No. 1;
Bill C-370, An Act to amend the Canada National Parks Act (St. Lawrence Islands National Park of Canada) — Chapter No. 2;
Bill C-293, An Act to amend the Corrections and Conditional Release Act (vexatious complainants) — Chapter No. 3;
Bill C-53, An Act to assent to alterations in the law touching the Succession to the Throne — Chapter No. 6;
Bill C-27, An Act to enhance the financial accountability and transparency of First Nations — Chapter No. 7;
Bill C-55, An Act to amend the Criminal Code — Chapter No. 8.
2012-06-29 [p.1911]
A message was received informing the Commons that on June 29, 2012, at 6:15 p.m., His Excellency the Governor General signified Royal Assent by written declaration to the following Bills:
Bill C-23, An Act to implement the Free Trade Agreement between Canada and the Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan, the Agreement on the Environment between Canada and the Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan and the Agreement on Labour Cooperation between Canada and the Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan — Chapter No. 18;
Bill C-38, An Act to implement certain provisions of the budget tabled in Parliament on March 29, 2012 and other measures — Chapter No. 19;
Bill C-11, An Act to amend the Copyright Act — Chapter No. 20.
2012-06-28 [p.1907]
The Speaker informed the House that His Excellency the Governor General will proceed to the Senate today at 2:00 p.m., for the purpose of giving the Royal Assent to certain Bills.
2012-06-28 [p.1907]
A Message was received from His Excellency the Governor General desiring the immediate attendance of the Commons in the Senate.
Accordingly, the Speaker, with the Commons, proceeded to the Senate.
The Commons returned to the Chamber.
Whereupon, the Speaker reported that when the Commons had been in the Senate, His Excellency the Governor General was pleased to give, in Her Majesty's name, the Royal Assent to the following Bills:
Bill C-26, An Act to amend the Criminal Code (citizen's arrest and the defences of property and persons) — Chapter No. 9;
Bill C-288, An Act respecting the National Flag of Canada — Chapter No. 12;
Bill C-278, An Act respecting a day to increase public awareness about epilepsy — Chapter No. 13;
Bill C-311, An Act to amend the Importation of Intoxicating Liquors Act (interprovincial importation of wine for personal use) — Chapter No. 14;
Bill C-310, An Act to amend the Criminal Code (trafficking in persons) — Chapter No. 15;
Bill C-25, An Act relating to pooled registered pension plans and making related amendments to other Acts — Chapter No. 16;
Bill C-31, An Act to amend the Immigration and Refugee Protection Act, the Balanced Refugee Reform Act, the Marine Transportation Security Act and the Department of Citizenship and Immigration Act — Chapter No. 17.
2012-05-31 [p.1357]
A message was received informing the Commons that on May 31, 2012, at 6:16 p.m., Mr. Stephen Wallace, Secretary to the Governor General, in his capacity as Deputy of the Governor General, signified Royal Assent by written declaration to the following Bill:
Bill C-39, An Act to provide for the continuation and resumption of rail service operations — Chapter No. 8.
2012-05-17 [p.1304]
A message was received informing the Commons that on May 17, 2012, at 9:30 a.m., His Excellency the Governor General signified Royal Assent by written declaration to the following Bills:
Bill S-1003, An Act to authorize Industrial Alliance Pacific Insurance and Financial Services Inc. to apply to be continued as a body corporate under the laws of Quebec;
Bill S-4, An Act to amend the Railway Safety Act and to make consequential amendments to the Canada Transportation Act — Chapter No. 7.
2011-11-29 [p.554]
A message was received informing the Commons that His Excellency the Governor General signified Royal Assent by written declaration to the following Bills:
Bill C-22, An Act to give effect to the Agreement between the Crees of Eeyou Istchee and Her Majesty the Queen in right of Canada concerning the Eeyou Marine Region — Chapter No. 20;
Bill S-3, A third Act to harmonize federal law with the civil law of Quebec and to amend certain Acts in order to ensure that each language version takes into account the common law and the civil law — Chapter No. 21;
Bill C-16, An Act to amend the National Defence Act (military judges) — Chapter No. 22.
2011-06-26 [p.176]
A Message was received from the Honourable Louise Charron, Puisne Judge of the Supreme Court of Canada, in her capacity as Deputy of the Governor General, desiring the immediate attendance of the Commons in the Senate.
Accordingly, the Acting Speaker, with the Commons, proceeded to the Senate.
The Commons returned to the Chamber.
Whereupon, the Acting Speaker reported that when the Commons had been in the Senate, the Honourable Deputy of the Governor General was pleased to give, in Her Majesty's name, the Royal Assent to the following Bills:
Bill C-3, An Act to implement certain provisions of the 2011 budget as updated on June 6, 2011 — Chapter No. 15;
Bill C-2, An Act to amend the Criminal Code (mega-trials) — Chapter No. 16;
Bill C-6, An Act to provide for the resumption and continuation of postal services — Chapter No. 17;
Bill S-1001, An Act respecting Queen's University at Kingston.
2011-06-03 [p.11]
A Message was received from His Excellency the Governor General desiring the immediate attendance of the Commons in the Senate.
Accordingly, the Speaker, with the Commons, proceeded to the Senate.
The Commons returned to the Chamber.
Whereupon, the Speaker reported that when the Commons had been in the Senate, he had, on their behalf, claimed their undoubted rights and privileges, especially that they may have freedom of speech in their debates, access to His Excellency's person at all seasonable times, and that their proceedings may receive from His Excellency the most favourable construction and that His Excellency the Governor General had been pleased to declare that He freely confides in the duty and attachment of the House of Commons to Her Majesty's Person and Government and, not doubting that their proceedings will be conducted with wisdom, temper and prudence, grants and upon all occasions will recognize and allow their constitutional privileges, and to assure the Commons that they shall have ready access to Him upon all occasions, and that their proceedings as well as their words and actions, will constantly receive from Him the most favourable construction.
2011-06-02 [p.9]
The Members, who had taken and subscribed the oath required by law, took their seats.
The Clerk informed the Members that the deputy of the Governor General would proceed to the Senate today at 11:00 a.m. to open the First Session of the 41st Parliament.
A Message was received from the Right Honourable Beverley McLachlin, Chief Justice of the Supreme Court of Canada, in her capacity as the deputy of the Governor General, desiring the immediate attendance of the Members in the Senate.
Accordingly, the Members proceeded to the Senate and were informed by the Speaker of the Senate that His Excellency the Governor General did not see fit to declare the causes of his summoning the present Parliament until the Speaker of the House of Commons shall have been chosen according to Law, but on Friday, June 3, 2011, at 2:30 p.m., His Excellency would declare the causes of calling this Parliament.
The Members returned to the Chamber.
2011-03-23 [p.1399]
A Message was received from His Excellency the Governor General desiring the immediate attendance of the Commons in the Senate.
Accordingly, the Speaker, with the Commons proceeded to the Senate.
The Commons returned to the Chamber.
Whereupon, the Speaker reported that when the Commons had been in the Senate, His Excellency the Governor General was pleased to give, in Her Majesty's name, the Royal Assent to the following Bills:
Bill S-5, An Act to amend the Motor Vehicle Safety Act and the Canadian Environmental Protection Act, 1999 — Chapter No. 1;
Bill S-6, An Act to amend the Criminal Code and another Act — Chapter No. 2;
Bill C-14, An Act to amend the Electricity and Gas Inspection Act and the Weights and Measures Act — Chapter No. 3;
Bill C-22, An Act respecting the mandatory reporting of Internet child pornography by persons who provide an Internet service — Chapter No. 4;
Bill C-48, An Act to amend the Criminal Code and to make consequential amendments to the National Defence Act — Chapter No. 5;
Bill C-21, An Act to amend the Criminal Code (sentencing for fraud) — Chapter No. 6;
Bill C-30, An Act to amend the Criminal Code — Chapter No. 7;
Bill C-35, An Act to amend the Immigration and Refugee Protection Act — Chapter No. 8;
Bill C-42, An Act to amend the Aeronautics Act — Chapter No. 9;
Bill C-61, An Act to provide for the taking of restrictive measures in respect of the property of officials and former officials of foreign states and of their family members — Chapter No. 10.
2010-03-03 [p.1]
The Speaker informed the House that Their Excellencies, the Governor General and Jean Daniel Lafond, will arrive at the Peace Tower at 2:00 p.m., and, when it has been indicated that all is in readiness, Their Excellencies will proceed to the Chamber of the Senate to formally open the Third Session of the Fortieth Parliament.
A Message was received from Her Excellency the Governor General desiring the immediate attendance of the House in the Senate.
Accordingly, the Speaker, with the Commons, proceeded to the Senate.
The Commons returned to the Chamber.
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